(From 1996 Vintage)
Musky perfumes of summer-warmed blackberry unfold in layers of leather, tobacco and white pepper. Lush weight on the tongue fulfills the expectation created in the aroma and creates a thirst for more. Tendrils of spice accent the voluptuous fruit, attenuating through a silky finish.
(From 2002 Vintage) As you savor this elegant blend, scores of different flavor notes emerge from the harmonious whole, like interweaving musical lines. In the nose, you’ll notice black cherries, red plums, and spicy notes of truffle, tea, and spice. Taste and more flavors emerge: raspberry, red currant, orange peel, a bit of cocoa powder and ginger. Fine-grained tannins and balanced acidity contribute to the rich mouth feel and carry through the perfumed cherry-vanilla finish. Pair with a holiday roast, an aged...
This wine has fantastic flavor and a smooth finish. This is a great wine!!! A must have.
Nariz robusta a frutas maduras y cuero. Boca excelente y postgusto bien largo.
mint, vanilla, sourness on nose and palate. immature and will be beautiful
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesAlthough it is the least pricy of the 2004 Stag's Leap collection, this soft, slightly earthy, vaguely leathery wine is a touch limited when it comes to delivering well-defined fruit, and it dries up ...