Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars – Fay 2016, Cabernet Sauvignon – Napa Valley

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars – Fay 2016, Cabernet Sauvignon – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity and offers intensity, a fine concentration and minerality. It reveals notes of wild cassis, wild cassis and small notes of small wild berries associated with a touch of cherry as well as hints of nutmeg, tobacco leaves and a discreet hint of grey pepper. The mouth is fruity, well-balanced and offers a juicy/mineral frame, a good definition as well as gourmandize. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of juicy/fleshy blackberry, juicy cassis and small notes of wild raspberry associated with small touches of violet, small wild berries as well as fine hints of violet and a subtle hint of almond. A very fine chew and a hint of vanilla on the persistence.

Note (Score): 16.75/20

Note (Score): 93-94/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2020

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)