Stags' Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Stags' Leap Winery

Stags' Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Sale price$83.00

95/100 Points, James Suckling

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Jump into this Stag's Leap Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and roll around in the deep, dark fruit, hint of florality, and lovely earthiness.

James Suckling: " A very pretty cabernet with very fine tannins that are polished and fresh. Beautiful currant, chocolate and walnut character. Medium to full body and a long, caressing finish. Builds beautifully at the end. So delicious now, but will develop nicely in bottle. Real 2018 character. Top vintage. Try after 2024."

Winery: "The Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is expressive and inviting, with a bouquet of wild blackberry and fresh black currant fruit alongside delicate floral notes of geranium and violet, with warmer notes of caramel, sweet cinnamon, cardamom and black pepper spice coming through from the oak integration. On the palate, the berry fruit profile continues with juicy blackberry, cassis and strawberry, but there are also hints of sweet tobacco, brown spice and bittersweet chocolate, giving this Cabernet a rich charm and fullness. Seamlessly integrated oak and cocoa-powdery tannins provide a plush mouthfeel and add layers of complexity, all wrapping up with a lengthy textured finish. Incredibly approachable and pleasing upon release, this wine is sure to impress and pair well alongside many culinary treats."

Bottle 750ml, cork
Varietal 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3.5% Malbec, 4% Merlot, 1.5% Petit Verdot
Alcohol 14.3%
Aging 20 months, 37% new French Oak
Region Napa Valley, California

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