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87 Ratings
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Cask 23
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Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) CASK 23, our proprietary bottling produced only in particularly meritorious vintages, is drawn entirely from S.L.V. and FAY, our estate vineyards in the Stags Leap District. Over the years, we’ve learned that certain blocks and sub-blocks within these properties consistently yield grapes of exceptional quality. The choice of which grapes will go into CASK 23 is far from automatic, however. Even within sub-blocks of proven greatness, the quality of fruit varies from year to year and from vine to v...

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Not unlike the previous wine in structure, but much more classic in its delivery of ripe cherry fruit tinged with notes of cola, caramel and an elusive hint of dried flowers that is the patina of successful bottle aging, this one is maturing now and will peak in the next few years. It gets it points for current drinkability.
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 101 on Oct-95
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/04.