2003 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley1 Rating
2003 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
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Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesOur favorite bottling of the current line-up from Stag's Leap, the latest S.L.V. is a very deep, genuinely complex Cabernet with a broad sweep of well-ripened fruit upon which is layered lots of cappuccino, cocoa, loam, sweet briar and hints of vanilla. As deeply flavorful as the wine may be, it also earns very high points for its impeccable balance and polish, and, if it is so well put together that it can be enjoyed while in its youth, it strikes us a very serious wine that will continue to evo...
International Wine CellarGood bright ruby-red. Currant, cedar, earth and graphite aromas, with hints of bandaid and tobacco leaf. Juicy and primary, with elevated acidity giving the moderately ripe currant, sour cherry and coconutty oak flavors a slight hard edge. Finishes with dusty, slightly drying tannins.
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 92 (slightly better than average year)