Stags' Leap Winery

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

9.11639 ratings
8.974 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Mason Balistreri

Sommelier, International Wine Guild; Balistreri Vineyard; Sales, Joy Wine and Spirits

8.5

Rubber, graphite, tobacco, dark cherry, unripe raspberry on the nose. Dill showing from the american oak. Thick and full bodied. Indistinct fruit melody but oak showing on the finish.

Rubber, graphite, tobacco, dark cherry, unripe raspberry on the nose. Dill showing from the american oak. Thick and full bodied. Indistinct fruit melody but oak showing on the finish.

17 people found it helpfulJan 28th, 2014
Max Coane

This stuff drinks the way the adults in Charlie Brown talk

This stuff drinks the way the adults in Charlie Brown talk

10 people found it helpfulDec 28th, 2013
Andy Bradley

Good on Day 1. Great on Day 2.

Good on Day 1. Great on Day 2.

5 people found it helpfulDec 27th, 2014
Robert DAmbrosio

Robert had this 4 years ago

Robert had this 4 years ago

5 people found it helpfulAug 29th, 2014
Ian Brand

I was surprised by this. Great vineyard, great vintage.

I was surprised by this. Great vineyard, great vintage.

5 people found it helpfulJul 14th, 2014
Perry Riddle

It's clean thankfully (unlike the last Stags' Leap I had). But there's not the level of complexity one would expect from a bottle of this price with such pedigree.

It's clean thankfully (unlike the last Stags' Leap I had). But there's not the level of complexity one would expect from a bottle of this price with such pedigree.

3 people found it helpfulAug 31st, 2015
doris lin

Very fragrant, dark fruity, intense. Multistage experience. First sweet and pretty smooth, rounded mild, then you get surprised by this strange super ripe explosion in all corners of the mouth. Can't describe but like it a lot (Charles says young and dark). Very robust flavor overall, and pleasant just to drink because of clean finish and well balanced tastes and textures overall. Had on Christmas Eve with rosemary steak, kale with caramelized onions, and purple sweet potatoes.

Very fragrant, dark fruity, intense. Multistage experience. First sweet and pretty smooth, rounded mild, then you get surprised by this strange super ripe explosion in all corners of the mouth. Can't describe but like it a lot (Charles says young and dark). Very robust flavor overall, and pleasant just to drink because of clean finish and well balanced tastes and textures overall. Had on Christmas Eve with rosemary steak, kale with caramelized onions, and purple sweet potatoes.

2 people found it helpfulDec 24th, 2017
Corey Zamora, CSW

Solid Napa cab, very gripping tannins, lots of black fruit.

Solid Napa cab, very gripping tannins, lots of black fruit.

2 people found it helpfulSep 15th, 2015
Isao K
8.8

Not bad, went well with the Skywalker ribeye.

Not bad, went well with the Skywalker ribeye.

1 person found it helpfulDec 2nd, 2017
Geoff Troup

Sales Eder Brothers, Cellar Fine Wines

8.9

Dark fruit more present than the others in the lineup. Slight mint, eucalyptus, dark cherry and raspberry, tannic finish.

Dark fruit more present than the others in the lineup. Slight mint, eucalyptus, dark cherry and raspberry, tannic finish.

1 person found it helpfulNov 14th, 2017