Clos du Val Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District
67 Ratings
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67 Ratings
Clos du Val Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Leading with comparatively restrained aromas of red cherries and raspberries along with subtle accents of wet clay, herbs and a bit of vanilla-bean oak, this wine follows with precise, if slightly scaled-down, flavors that fully reflect the nose. Slender, but neither thin nor at all lacking in character, it is an insistent, very mannerly, well-tailored take on Cabernet that should come into its own some four or five years hence.

Winemaker's Notes

Drinking beautifully right now, seven years of bottle age have done wonders for the 1999 Reserve Cabernet. Great price and limited availability, so stock up while you can... With a dense, inky purple hue, this 1999 Reserve Cab has a powerful and layered nose that is packed with black currants, truffle and subtle spice notes. This wellbalanced wine is broad and dense, with a seductive entry, exhibiting supple flavors of currant, blackberries and blueberries. Lush and lengthy, the finish lingers o...

Drinking beautifully right now, seven years of bottle age have done wonders for the 1999 Reserve Cabernet. Great price and limited availability, so stock up while you can... With a dense, inky purple hue, this 1999 Reserve Cab has a powerful and layered nose that is packed with black currants, truffle and subtle spice notes. This wellbalanced wine is broad and dense, with a seductive entry, exhibiting supple flavors of currant, blackberries and blueberries. Lush and lengthy, the finish lingers o...

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