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2019 STAG’S LEAP Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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Experience the pinnacle of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with the 2019 Stag’s Leap Winery Cabernet. Indulge in its rich flavors of blackberries, cassis, and dark chocolate. Elevate your wine collection with this iconic vintage. Order now and savor the essence of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars’ legendary craftsmanship. 375 ML
Volume: 375 ML | 14.2% ABV | Splits Only

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James Suckling – 93 Points

Lovely aromas of blackcurrant, blackberry, ground spice and anise. Full-bodied with fine, silky tannins. Juicy and vibrant on the palate with lovely balance and intensity. Drinking well now, but can definitely age. Drink or hold.” Jun/2022 —James Suckling | jamessuckling.com

Wine Spectator – 91 Points

A textbook Napa Cabernet, with the vintage’s ripe, accessible cassis and blackberry puree profile on display, laced with singed vanilla and tobacco notes along the way. The generous finish lets a toasty edge play with the fruit —winespectator.com

Description

The 2019 Stag’s Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley is a captivating expression of the region’s renowned terroir and Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars’ illustrious winemaking heritage. Crafted from meticulously selected Cabernet Sauvignon grapes sourced from prized vineyards throughout Napa Valley, this wine exudes elegance and complexity from the moment it is poured into the glass.

With a deep ruby hue and a garnet rim, the wine immediately entices the senses. On the nose, aromas of ripe blackberries, cassis, and dark chocolate mingle with hints of vanilla, cedar, and subtle oak spices, offering a preview of the layers of flavor to come. Upon the first sip, the palate is greeted with luscious dark fruit flavors, seamlessly integrated with velvety tannins and well-balanced acidity, imparting structure and depth. Notes of espresso, tobacco, and graphite add further complexity, leading to a long, lingering finish that leaves a lasting impression.

The 2019 vintage showcases the exceptional quality and character that Napa Valley is renowned for, while staying true to the Stag’s Leap Winery’s commitment to crafting wines of distinction. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with gourmet cuisine, this Cabernet Sauvignon is sure to elevate any occasion with its sophistication and finesse.

Stag’s Leap Winery, distinct from Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, boasts a storied history rooted in the verdant landscapes of Napa Valley. Founded in 1893 by Horace Chase and his family, this historic estate predates many of the renowned wineries in the region. Initially known as Chase Cellars, the property underwent several ownership changes before being renamed Stag’s Leap Winery in the mid-20th century.

Throughout its journey, Stag’s Leap Winery has remained dedicated to crafting wines of exceptional quality and character. Under the stewardship of notable winemakers, including Robert Brittan and Warren Winiarski, the estate garnered recognition for its commitment to excellence. Despite its separate identity from Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, both wineries have contributed significantly to Napa Valley’s reputation as a premier wine-producing region.

Over the years, Stag’s Leap Winery has continued to refine its winemaking techniques while preserving its heritage. Today, it stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of family-owned vineyards in Napa Valley, offering a diverse portfolio of wines that showcase the unique terroir of the region.

With each vintage, Stag’s Leap Winery honors its rich history and tradition, inviting wine enthusiasts to partake in the timeless allure of Napa Valley winemaking. From its humble beginnings to its present-day prominence, Stag’s Leap Winery remains a cherished institution, embodying the essence of California’s wine country.

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