Stags' Leap Winery

The Stags' Leap Estate

ON THE WATERSHED OF THE STAGS LEAP PALISADES, ONE OF CALIFORNIA'S EARLIEST WINE ESTATES...
On one of California's earliest wine estates, a unique terroir and ideal microclimate support a classical standard of viticulture, land use, and winemaking that is as relevant today as it was over a century ago.
An intimate valley within the greater Napa Valley, Stags' Leap is a place of natural beauty, storied buildings and gardens, a lively history, and a reputation for elegant wines showing finesse and intensity.
Winemaking is traditional here, focused on a pure expression of the land. We didn't invent winemaking; we just work hard at it. Everything is well-informed by experience and classic winemaking technique, but nothing is rote or formulaic. Decisions are made based on the fruit itself, and the conditions of each and every harvest. Our consistent quality of wines comes from this balancing act. Our wines are well made. They're delicious, showing finesse and integrity.

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Stags' Leap Winery Chardonnay 2017
1  Wine Advocate 
Critical Acclaim 90 Points- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate The 2017 Chardonnay (aged eight months in 25% new oak) opens with fresh apples, Bosc pears and white grapefruit notes with wafts of honeysuckle and toasted almonds. Medium-bodied, the palate is vibrant, clean and wonderfully pure with loads
Item Number: 33016
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2016
Winemaker Notes This expressive Merlot showcases the varietal’s ability to excel in Napa Valley with its generous, juicy fruit flavors, intriguing baking spice notes and polished structure. It’s incredibly pleasurable and complex with cherry, cranberry, pomegranate, and plum with notes of caramel
Item Number: 33015
Bottle:$28.95
Case: $347.40
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Stags' Leap Winery Petite Sirah 2016
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2  Wine Advocate 
Critical Acclaim 90 Points- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate  The 2016 Petite Sirah is made up of 79% Petite Sirah, 8% mixed Rhône varieties, 7% Grenache and 6% Syrah, aged for 12 months in 25% new American oak. Very deep purple-black in color, it opens with notes of freshly crushed black cherries
Item Number: 31791
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Stags Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
89  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 89Soft in structure and tannin profile, this wine is savory in turned earth, sage and violet, with a distinct dried herb flavor to the midpalate and succulent waves of cassis and black raspberry.
Item Number: 31347
Bottle:$41.95
Case: $503.40
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Stags' Leap Winery 'The Investor' Red 2015
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 The 2015 Proprietary Red The Investor is blended of 42% Merlot, 30% Petite Sirah, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Malbec aged 18 months in about 30% new oak. Very deep garnet-purple in color, it reveals freshly crushed black and red currants, black cherries and unsmoked cigars with
Item Number: 31183
Bottle:$44.95
Case: $539.40
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Stags' Leap Winery Viognier 2017
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 The 2017 Viognier gives lovely honeyed peaches, poached pears and orange blossoms with touches of aniseed and baking bread. Medium-bodied with a slight oiliness to the texture, it delivers loads of spicy layers and a long peachy finish.  Winemaker Notes  2017 Viognier is fresh

Stags’ Leap ‘The Leap’ Cabernet Sauvignon
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 The 2015 The Leap Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley is made up of 92% Cabernet Sauvignon with 6% Petite Sirah and 2% Petit Verdot aged in 50% new French oak for 20 months. It has a very deep garnet-purple color and reveals notions of crème de cassis, Black Forest cake and redcurrant

Stags' Leap Winery Petite Sirah 2015
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 A juicy and rich red with blackberry, blueberry and mint. Full body, chewy tannins and a fresh finish. A vivid petite sirah.  Producer On one of California’s earliest wine estates, a unique terroir and ideal microclimate support a classical standard of viticulture, land use,

Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2015
90  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 90 "Sourcing fruit from relatively cool vineyard sites in southern Napa Valley, Christophe Paubert turned out a 2015 that emphasizes red-cherry flavors and merlot’s soft, open-ended tannins. The initial tension in the structure mellows after the wine takes on air, turning into a

Stags' Leap Winery Chardonnay 2016
The inviting bouquet expresses aromas of creamy lemon meringue, tropical pineapple, delicate elderflower and hints of raw almond nuttiness which 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 tropical

Stags Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The serious wines start with the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, which is 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and a cross-county blend. Deep, dense purple-colored, with notes of creosote, earth, forest floor and plenty of cassis fruit, this wine is rich, medium-bodied, and ideal for drinking over the

Stags' Leap Winery 'The Investor' Red 2014
Reflective of the winery's ability to combine power and elegance, the 2014 vintage of the Investor is rich in dark purple fruit but also captivating for it's notes of tea leaf, roasting spices of sage and rosemary with touches of chaparral herbs, cinnamon and clove on the nose. Its an instant palate

Stags' Leap Winery Chardonnay 2015
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

Stags' Leap Winery Petite Syrah 2014
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" Elegant, fresh and refined, the Napa Valley Petite Sirah opens with generous aromas of red and black fruit and distinct notes of clove spice. The lush fruit flavors of blueberry, raspberry and boysenberry remain on the palate, complemented by unbelievably soft tannins that add grace without

Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2014
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" A Merlot for Cabernet lovers, giving everything the varietal should, plus much more. This full bodied wine starts with enticing aromas of deep, lush fruit – blackberry, cherry, strawberry and cassis – with hints of earth and caramel. Juicy flavors of black fruit show generously on the palate and

Stags' Leap Winery 'The Investor' Red 2013
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "A blend of 38% Merlot, 32% Petite Sirah, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Malbec aged in a combination of French and American oak for 16 months, the 2013 Proprietary Red The Investor is an intriguing combination of grapes. Stags’ Leap winemaker Christophe Paubert (from Bordeaux) has

Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2013
" With freshness emphasizing its southern Napa origins, the 2013 Merlot combines juicy dark cherry, plum, and pomegranate with subtle notes of cinnamon, clove and cocoa. The generous fruit flavors, polished structure, silky tannins and lush texture show just how complex and refined Merlot can be.

Stags' Leap Winery Petite Syrah 2013
Elegant, fresh and refined, the Napa Valley Petite Sirah opens with generous aromas of red and black fruit and distinct notes of clove spice. The lush fruit flavors of blueberry, raspberry and boysenberry remain on the palate, complemented by unbelievably soft tannins that add grace without removing

Stags Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "Small amounts of Malbec, Merlot, Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot punctuate this well-made wine, layered in red currant and cassis, with classic highlights of cedar and graphite. Softly integrated tannin and oak provide approachability, before a powerful, lingering finish."  The

Stags' Leap Winery Chardonnay 2014
Distinct aromas of lemon zest, tart white peach and crisp pear show generously in this refreshing and focused cool-climate Chardonnay. On the palate, vibrant citrus fruit flavors are balanced by a wet stone core and pleasant undertones of light smoke. Driven by wonderful fruit intensity, lasting

Stags Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 1.5L
“This wine’s red currant fruit is sweet and ripe, taking some time to coalesce out of the dry, woody tannins and tart acidity. With air, it forms a simple, clean line of cassis flavor, a focused, savory red to decant for roast lamb.” ~ Winery notes

Stags' Leap Winery Petite Sirah 2012
92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92  "A fabulous wine, the 2012 Petite Sirah was co-fermented with 1% Viognier, and includes 12% Syrah, 8% Grenache and 2% Carignan in the blend. Beautiful aromas of lavender, acacia flowers, blueberries, black raspberries, licorice and graphite emerge from this full-bodied, rich

Stags' Leap Winery 'The Investor' Red 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90  "Named after the founder of Stags Leap Winery, the outstanding 2012 Proprietary Red The Investor is a blend of 40% Merlot, 40% Petite Sirah and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. Ripe blackberry and blackcurrant fruit intermixed with notions of chocolate, lavender, unsmoked cigar tobacco and

Stags' Leap Winery Merlot 2012
" A Merlot for Cabernet lovers, giving everything the varietal should, plus much more. This full bodied wine starts with enticing aromas of deep, lush fruit – blackberry, cherry, strawberry and cassis – with hints of earth and caramel. Juicy flavors of black fruit show generously on the palate and

Stags Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
“This wine’s red currant fruit is sweet and ripe, taking some time to coalesce out of the dry, woody tannins and tart acidity. With air, it forms a simple, clean line of cassis flavor, a focused, savory red to decant for roast lamb.” ~ Winery notes