Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars – Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, FAY – Napa Valley

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars – Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, FAY – Napa Valley

The nose is aromatic, structured and offers power as well as intensity. It reveals notes of ripe cassis, black cherry and small notes of fleshy blackberry, plum associated with slight touches of small wild red berries, as well as hints of Sichuan pepper, tobacco, nutmeg, spices, a very discreet hint of tea, camphor and an imperceptible touch of cocoa. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, suave, fine, racy and offers a beautiful definition, a slight acidulous frame, a good structure, a small freshness as well as tension and a beautiful grain. On the palate this wine expresses notes of cassis, black cherry and small notes of blackberry associated with small touches of wild raspberry, wild red berries as well as slight hints of nutmeg, sweet spices, toasted almond and a very discreet hint of flowers (in the background). Power on the finish / persistence. There is a touch of cocoa on the finish / persistence.

Note (Score): 16.5/20

Note (Score): 93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)