Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 Napa Valley
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 Napa Valley - 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.
The 2019 S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon offers generous aromas of dark chocolate, graphite, truffle, dried fig and a lovely touch of violet. Rich and refined on the mid-palate, the wine has a long and well-structured finish with a dusty cocoa powder note. The tannin structure, rich dark fruit, and pleasing minerality point to this wine’s ability to age. Enjoy with Moroccan-spiced Shrimp over sweet potato mash, grilled buffalo burgers with caramelized onions & Havarti cheese or baked chicken with hazelnut Mole sauce.
Want to taste Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars with Marcus Notaro and Steven Spurrier?
Wine.com host Gwendolyn Osborn leads a conversation with winemaker Marcus Notaro and wine visionary Steven Spurrier, highlighting Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars 50-year history and its role in the 1976 "Judgment of Paris." Watch them taste the KARIA Chardonnay Napa Valley and ARTEMIS Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley. They’ll also discuss the S.L.V. Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon, which was the single vineyard tasted in the famed tasting.