Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, SLV, Napa Valley

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S.L.V., also known as Stag’s Leap Vineyards, is the winery’s first vineyard. Planted in 1970, this vineyard achieved international fame when three-year-old vines from the 1973 harvest produced a wine that stunned the wine world when it bested some of France’s greatest wines in a 1976 blind tasting known as the “Judgment of Paris.” Today, this history-making vineyard continues to produce wines with layers of complexity, spicy intensity and excellent structure-promising long life and ageability.2014 was the third in a string of excellent vintages in Napa Valley and all of the vineyard blocks are represented in the 2014 offering, including S.L.V. Block 4 – the “grande dame” of the vineyard -which was planted in 1972. These vines along with blocks on the eastern side of S.L.V., characterized by their fire-borne volcanic soils, give this wine its structure and sense of minerality along with concentrated dark fruit flavors and ripe, elegant tannins. Vines in alluvial soils in the western…

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