Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District Copper Streak 2005

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Notes on the Nickel & Nickel Copper Streak Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District 2005 : NVWE NOTES: This beautiful new bottling has wonderfully authentic Stags Leap character and captivating aromas of mocha, Creme de Cassis, dark cherry, vanilla and baking spices. Its terroir is just as unmistakable on the palate, where the signature SLD currant-cherry-mocha trio is married to equally expressive savory tobacconist-shop notes and sweet baking spices. The finish is elegantly balanced, silky and lingering, but its also firmed by polished tannins, which promise a long cellar life to a wine that is already absolutely delicious and clearly the star of the N & N portfolio in 2005.NICKEL & NICKEL COPPER STREAK CABERNET SAUVIGNON STAGS LEAP DISTRICT 2005

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Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
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Nickel & Nickel:
Established in 1997 by the partners of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel is based on a philosophy of producing 100 percent varietal, single-vineyard wines that best express the distinct personality of each vineyard. It is from some of the most coveted vineyards in the Napa and Sonoma valleys that the Nickel & Nickel wines are produced.

External Reviews for Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District Copper Streak

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesThe Copper Streak has a medley of interesting aromas and flavors. A nice, sweet entry of cherry and currant accompanied by layers of earth and coffee on the palate. This vintage also has hints of bacon with sweet herbs and chocolate that offer layer upon layer of flavor. Its rich, chewy, body expands on the palate, enveloped by soft, yet supple, tannins that progress into the wine's long, sweet finish.



Notes on the Nickel & Nickel Copper Streak Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District 2005 : NVWE NOTES: This beautiful new bottling has wonderfully authentic Stags Leap character and captivating aromas of mocha, Creme de Cassis, dark cherry, vanilla and baking spices. Its terroir is just as unmistakable on the palate, where the signature SLD currant-cherry-mocha trio is married to equally expressive savory tobacconist-shop notes and sweet baking spices. The finish is elegantly balanced, silky and lingering, but its also firmed by polished tannins, which promise a long cellar life to a wine that is already absolutely delicious and clearly the star of the N & N portfolio in 2005.NICKEL & NICKEL COPPER STREAK CABERNET SAUVIGNON STAGS LEAP DISTRICT 2005

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