Cliff Lede Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - Carlo Russo Wine & Spirit World
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Cliff Lede Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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Cliff Lede Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
$89.99
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$69.99

SKU 16119

750ml

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The inky black 2016 Stags Leap District is a lithe and tempting elixir that dazzles the senses. Even in its youth, it displays a fully integrated nose of fresh red and black currents, wild blackberries, and a perfumed bouquet of violets and lavender. Spice notes of smoked cardamom, anise, and cumin dance among the fig paste and Luxardo cherry flavors. The opulent finish crescendos in a wave of supple tannins, which nimbly glides along the palate and draws the taster back for another joyful sip.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley, Stags Leap District
Brand Cliff Lede
Alcohol/vol 15.2%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District is a blend of 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc. Deep garnet-purple colored, it gives up notes of fresh blackcurrants, warm plums, unsmoked cigars and tilled soil with wafts of kirsch, sandalwood and dusty soil. Full-bodied and richly fruited in the mouth, it has a firm backbone of grainy tannins and a long earthy finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 2018
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Wine SpectatorFriendly plum and blackberry cobbler notes are laced with lightly toasted vanilla and black licorice details. Offers a plush, frankly toasted finish. Drink now through 2022. 6,720 cases made.

James Molesworth, 2019