Tasting Notes and Description
Tasting Notes For Stags' Leap Winery The Leap Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
The 2018 The Leap Cabernet Sauvignon captures the distinctive personality of the estate vineyard and this wonderful vintage, offering a dark, seductive, full-bodied wine with an intensity of dark berry fruit alongside a plush, creamy texture. This wine is classic Stags Leap District Cabernet, exhibiting blackberry, raspberry and black currant aromas on the nose, along with subtle baking spice notes of cinnamon, dark chocolate and espresso. The palate comes through with interweaving layers of blackberry, deep plum and black currant, alongside delicate nuances of mocha, espresso, graphite and black pepper spice. The mouthfeel is powerful and rich, with depth and structure, full of velvety round tannins and a long, lingering mouth-watering finish. The texture is robust and plentiful, but the intensity is softened by the terroir elements coming through from the well-balanced delicacy and grace that has become synonymous with Stags’ Leap estate wines. Drinks superbly now but demonstrates the opulence and intrigue of the estate, that will allow this Cabernet to age for many years to come.
|Winery||Stags' Leap Winery|
|Region||Napa Valley, California|
|Grape Varietal||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Wine Style||Red Wine|
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