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Cliff Lede Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Wine Review

Cliff Lede Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Cliff Lede Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:96/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $124.95

Drink: 2020-2034

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cliff Lede

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 96/100

A classic California, Cabernet Sauvignon with small amounts of Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cab Franc added to the blend. Smoky and earthy with dark berry, plum, sweet tobacco leaf and flinty flavours, fleshy and full-bodied on the palate. Tannins are fine and velvety.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast Tomahawk rib steak with sautéed mushrooms, grilled venison steak, roast pheasant.

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This Cliff Lede Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 was reviewed on November 13, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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From the Stags Leap District, Napa Valley wine region, Cliff Lede 2017 is a robust red wine blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot and 1% Merlot. Smoky on the nose with ripe dark plum, cherry liqueur, dried sweet tobacco leaf and fine herb flavours rich and full on the palate. Tannins are firm and grippy. Pour with a well-marbled rib steak or cellar for 10 years. - Community Wine Reviews

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