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Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $99.95

Drink: 2019-2030

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

The 2016 Artemis is a full-bodied red blend of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot and 1% Malbec. Inky purple in the glass with a ripe dark cherry and spicy nose, ripe dark berries, earthy and wild herb flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Decant two hours prior to pouring with a rib roast if having now, or cellar for 10 years.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pepper steaks, smoky ribs, hard cheese, braised pork shanks.

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This Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on January 8, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Amazing wine from an historic winery on Napa along the Silverado Trail. Aromas of ripe blackberry,.dark cherry and plums, along with hints of mocha, graphite, dried herbs and warm spice. Full bodied with structured tannins, and balancing acidity. The finish is lengthy and the mocha and ripe fruit carry through. Enjoy with prime rib or a beautifully marbled steak.
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Delightful light tones of mint and garrigue greet you on the nose and move to concentrated bramble and blackberry notes on the palate. Nicely balanced, smooth with a long, delicious finish. All around elegant and delightful. Enjoy in its own or serve with rich stews. Tasted Nov 22, 2019 www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A Cabernet Sauvignon blend from Napa Valley, this full-bodied red opens with blackberry aromas and herbs. Earthy and dark berries on the palate with hints of sweet spice. This wine can be aged or decant for several hours to soften the tannic structure. Beef would be the ideal pairing.
A classic, full-bodied and robust Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Artemis 2016 is a muscular, tannic red with great acidity, a blend of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot and 1% Malbec. Dark purple and broody in the glass, with ripe liquid dark cherry, dark berries and dried sweet tobacco leaf, wild herbs and savoury spice flavours on the palate. So lush and mouth filling, structured with grippy tannins. Decant two hours prior to pouring with a Tomahawk steak, or hold for five years in cellar. Community Wine Reviews

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