2021 Stags Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

$63.95

Cabernet sauvignon is the core of our winemaking program and this elegant wine is plush and inviting with generous dark berry fruit flavors and integrated notes of violet, clove and cedar.

"Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars is unquestionably one of Napa Valley’s benchmark producers. At the now legendary “Spurrier Tasting” of ’76, this operation topped the world’s best – most notably the Bordeaux first growths – and sent shock waves through the wine world. It was the first time that an American winery had ever gone toe-to-toe with the Old World and delivered a haymaker, and the fact that the judges were French only made it sweeter. It was a turning point for the entire California wine industry. Now in their fifth decade, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars has expanded their portfolio to include some fabulous whites to accompany their muscular Cabs. We wouldn’t expect anything less from the winery that changed it all. They’ve made a few changes internally as well... a partnership between Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Marchesi Antinori proudly accepted the stewardship of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars and its legacy in 2007, cinching their success for years to come."

Varietal:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Winemaker:
Ludovic Dervin
Vintage:
2021
Aging:
19 Months
Oak Treatment:
French Oak 27% New
Appellation:
Napa Valley
Total Varietal Composition %:
85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petite Verdot, 4% Malbec, 4% Tannat, 1% Petite Sirah, 1% Cabernet Franc and 1% Merlot
Alcohol %:
14.6%
SKU #:
1054017
Size:
750 ml Bottle
JS93

James Suckling

A very refined and polished red with fine tannins, bright acidity and a tangy undertone. Medium-bodied, juicy and savory. Citrusy. Drink or hold.