Stags' Leap Napa Valley Merlot Red Wine is crafted mainly with fruit from Oak Knoll, while the remaining fruit is sourced from the Oakville appellation as well as our very own Stags’ Leap District. The palate is fleshy, rich, and full, with mouthwatering fruit flavors, polished structure, refreshing acidity, and soft, velvety tannins, leading to a lengthy finish, exhibiting a well-balanced wine that shows the true elegance of Merlot. Established in 1893, Stags’ Leap Winery is one of the oldest California wine estates within the acclaimed Stags’ Leap District.
- Dense and full-bodied merlot crafted with grapes from vineyards in the southern part of napa valley
- Plum, dark cherry, and licorice notes are carried on balanced acidity for a long, soft finish that endures
- 90 points, wine enthusiast
- Pair with a burger topped with bleu cheese, or slow-roasted beef
- 14.5% alcohol by volume, 750 ml bottle
Merlot, Napa Valley, 2017
First vintage 1983. Located at the very heart of Stags Leap District, the Stags Leap Winery continues a proud winemaking herritage in the prestigious appellation that bears the winery name. The Stags Leap Winery celebrated its first vintage in 1893. Here, at our 240-acre wine estate, a unique terroir and an ideal microclimate support a classical standard of viticulture, land use and winemaking that is as relevant today as it was a century ago. stagsleap.com. Alc. 14.5% by vol. Bottled by Stags Leap Winery, Sonoma, California.
Contains: Contains sulfites.,Government Warning: (1) According to the Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects. (2) Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems.
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