Napa and Sonoma Cabernet 2009: panel tasting results

Napa and Sonoma Cabernet 2009, Staglin
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Staglin Family Vineyard Estate, Rutherford, Napa Valley
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 17.5 Yohann Jousselin MS 18.5 David Motion 17.5
Cloves, aniseed, vanilla on the nose, which also carries lush plum and black cherry. Great acidity and well integrated, this is rich but not heavy, has a certain limpidity and enough acidity to carry through to the finish. Complex, balanced and should age well.
Price N/A UK staglinfamily.com
Drink 2014–2030
Alc 14.9%