Stags' Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2008

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Stag's Leap Wine Cellars was founded by Warren Winiarski a former university professor. He continued to educate and mentor young winemakers from the earliest days of the winery. Quite an impressive

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Stags' Leap Winery:
A fashionable country resort in the mid-twentieth century, popular with Hollywood due to its 1892 stone Manor House and historic gardens, legends of bootleggers and gangsters, ghosts and gypsies, Stags’ Leap has been home to three major family groups up through the modern revitalization of the winery that began in the 1970s. Stags Leap Manor, as it was called in the 1920s, was known as one of ... Read more
A fashionable country resort in the mid-twentieth century, popular with Hollywood due to its 1892 stone Manor House and historic gardens, legends of bootleggers and gangsters, ghosts and gypsies, Stags’ Leap has been home to three major family groups up through the modern revitalization of the winery that began in the 1970s. Stags Leap Manor, as it was called in the 1920s, was known as one of the prominent country retreats in the Napa Valley at a time when resort and spa business was big. In addition to lodging and dining, amenities included lawn tennis, swimming, horseback riding, children’s activities, golf, music, cards, a library, and Napa Valley wines and liquors (prior to and after Prohibition). Read less

Member Reviews for Stags' Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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Snooth User: Kagrillot
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4.00 5
02/14/2011

This is a great wine for the price point. Good, smooth finish and ready now. Decanted was even better. I just ordered another case.


Snooth User: MFWest78
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4.00 5
07/29/2011

Four glasses


External Reviews for Stags' Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
12/31/2011

Vivid aromas of red and black fruit characteristically introduce the wine. The palate emphasizes balance, with firm, round tannins and a complex finish that features a variety of notes from leather, espresso and chocolate.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
10/26/2011

Vivid aromas of red and black fruit characteristically introduce the wine. The palate emphasizes balance, with firm, round tannins and a complex finish that features a variety of notes from leather, espresso and chocolate. - Winery


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
08/14/2011

Here, at our 240-acre wine estate, a unique terroir and an ideal microclimate support a classical standard of viticulture, land use and winemaking that is as relevant today as it was a century ago.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/20/2011

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2008 Stags Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon S.L.V. 750ml


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
04/12/2011

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars was founded by Warren Winiarski, a former university professor. He continued to educate, and mentor, young winemakers from the earliest days of the winery. Quite an impressive


External Review
12/01/2012

This is a fresh, juicy wine with well-delineated blueberry and blackberry flavors buoyed by fresh herbs and a touch of spice. The oak is seamlessly integrated, showcasing rather than masking the fruit, and the tannins are reactive without being aggr


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/18/2011

Dark ruby/purple-hued with sweet black currant, spring flower, cedar and subtle earthy notes, the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Fay Vineyard Estate is a classic Napa Cabernet with both elegance and complexity. It can be drunk now or cellared for 12-14 year... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2008 Stags Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Fay Vineyard 750ml


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