Stags' Leap 2014 Napa Valley Merlot
With freshness emphasizing its southern Napa origins, the 2014 Merlot combines juicy dark cherry fruit, blueberry and light floral violet notes with subtle hints of cinnamon, vanilla, clove and cocoa, imparted from the oak ageing. The generous fruit flavors, polished structure, mouthwatering acidity, silky tannins and lush texture show just how complex and refined Merlot can be.
Stags' Leap 2014 Napa Valley Petite Sirah
With its rich core of blueberries, blackberry, lavender and pepper spice, the 2014 Napa Valley Petite Sirah displays the plush elegance and finesse for which our Petite Sirahs are known. The generous blackberry and black raspberry flavors remain powerful, yet are supported by lovely cinnamon, clove and cedar baking spice notes from the oak aging. There is beautiful freshness and mouthwatering acidity which runs throughout the wine, making it unbelievably soft with restrained tannins and a generous lengthy finish. This is an inviting wine that encourages you to enjoy it now but has the complexity to age for many years to come.
Stags' Leap 2016 Napa Valley Chardonnay
Aromas of bright lemon citrus, fresh green apple with hints of subtle elderflower fill the glass and pique your interest in this crisp Chardonnay. On the palate, you’ll find a classic refreshing Chardonnay with a vibrancy of citrus that transitions into lemon curd while also maintaining a roundness in texture that is balanced (hinting at the delicate battonage lees stirring during the winemaking process). With a nutty hazelnut undertone and spicy white pepper, exotic floral finish, this wine is focused, yet generous in style and maintains freshness due to its acidity which creates a Chardonnay of lovely complexity and depth.