Posts Tagged Stags’ Leap Winery

Stags’ Leap Winery: Apostrophe Now

Historic Stags' Leap Winery By Glen Frederiksen Rightfully so, California’s Napa Valley has been compared to France’s Bordeaux region. The same varietals that have made Bordeaux one of the most hallowed wine regions of the world are grown... Read more

2010 Stags’ Leap Winery Petite Sirah, Napa Valley

Glass-staining opaque black/purple hue. For decades, Stags’ Leap Winery’s Petite Sirah has intrigued serious collectors of wine because of its seemingly impenetrable, tightly wound core of blackberry fruit that required decades of cellaring to... Read more

2010 Stags’ Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Opaque crimson/black color. This Cab includes dollops of three other red Bordeaux varietals (10% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 2% Malbec). Pleasing aromas of spice and tobacco are in the forefront, followed by green peppercorn, a sprig of mint, and... Read more

2010 Stags’ Leap Winery Merlot, Napa County

Nearly opaque dark ruby/crimson color. Scents of spicy oak lead to abundant red and black berry fruit aromas, followed by cinnamon stick and an earthy licorice root note. The wine enters the mouth with a velvety texture, then picks up earthy,... Read more