Cliff Lede Vineyards Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

$77.99

A fantastic Cabernet from a rising star in the Stags Leap District! Get the new vintage while it's still available. 93 Points Robert Parker:  "One of the best-run and now superstar wineries in all of Napa is Cliff Lede. Starting with their 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap, a beautiful example of this AVA, the wine has a dense ruby/purple color, floral notes intermixed with crème de cassis , graphite and forest floor. It is full bodied, but with the elegance, finesse and lightness of being, despite its intensity. The wood is pushed to the background, and the wine is beautifully pure and long. Drink it over the next 20 years.."

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Ratings on Delectable

Eric Urbani Delectable Pro

80% Cab - ABV of 15%

80% Cab - ABV of 15%

8.9

Joyce Lin Delectable Pro

Leather, tobacco, dark fruit note, pencil shaving, tried it after opened for two days. Med plus to high tannin, med acidity.

Leather, tobacco, dark fruit note, pencil shaving, tried it after opened for two days. Med plus to high tannin, med acidity.

8.8

Michael Chelus Delectable Pro

Blackberry, cassis, cherry cola, vanilla, eucalyptus, raspberry preserves, mocha and oak. Excellent structure and velvety tannins.

Blackberry, cassis, cherry cola, vanilla, eucalyptus, raspberry preserves, mocha and oak. Excellent structure and velvety tannins.

9.4

Paul K

We had this 2 years ago this month and remember thinking it was tight and a bit tannic, but everything was in the right place. Since ‘14s are drinking well now we popped this to see where it’s at. At pop it smelled like blueberry pie, I thought it was going to be ready! Didn’t try. Had to go get a pallet of toilet paper. 3 hrs later... not a ton on the nose. The fruit blew off for the most part; graphite, cedar, and tobacco. Mouth is earthy, more tobacco, a little blackberry. Tannic throughout. End is dominated by puckering tannins. Will check back in two years. Don’t think that’ll be enough tho.

We had this 2 years ago this month and remember thinking it was tight and a bit tannic, but everything was in the right place. Since ‘14s are drinking well now we popped this to see where it’s at. At pop it smelled like blueberry pie, I thought it was going to be ready! Didn’t try. Had to go get a pallet of toilet paper. 3 hrs later... not a ton on the nose. The fruit blew off for the most part; graphite, cedar, and tobacco. Mouth is earthy, more tobacco, a little blackberry. Tannic throughout. End is dominated by puckering tannins. Will check back in two years. Don’t think that’ll be enough tho.

9.0

Chris England

New Stags Leap find for me @ £81 / $71 that’s a rich full on Napa but w/ a lovely balanced complexity that should age nicely

New Stags Leap find for me @ £81 / $71 that’s a rich full on Napa but w/ a lovely balanced complexity that should age nicely

9.3

Bethany Dollar

Amazing!

Amazing!

9.6

Joshua Scott

Thank you Lizette

Thank you Lizette

9.4

Hugh O'Riordan

Fine cab

Fine cab

9.1

Emily Biskup

Delicious but not “amazing”. Would pass as there are many other better options at this price

Delicious but not “amazing”. Would pass as there are many other better options at this price

8.8

Eric S

Bright fruit. Super tannic. Oak in check. Nice midnight snack.

Bright fruit. Super tannic. Oak in check. Nice midnight snack.

9.2

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