1998 Clos Du Val Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon
Created with fruit from Clos Du Val's own Palisade Vineyard, this Cabernet Sauvignon reflects the velvety tannins and generous flavors distinctive of wines produced in the Stags Leap District. Deep ruby in color, aromas of black and green spices are nicely integrated with those of ripe black fruit and licorice notes; healthy oak nuances are backed by wild blackberries and blueberries. A sturdy entry of ripe blackberry flavors gives way to a creamy, voluminous mid-palate. Well-centered, silky tann...