Californian Cabernet 2010: panel tasting results

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A fresh, elegant and charming Californian Cabernet vintage that should have fans of Bordeaux rushing to their merchants - if only the wines were more readily available and affordable. See the top 45 wines including 4 recommended Outstanding here...
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California Cabernet 2010, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars FAY Stags Leap District Napa Valley
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Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, FAY, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, FAY, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 18.5 Pierre Mansour 17 Angela Mount 17.5
Oaky but classy nose of blackcurrant and coffee. Full, rich, silky and savoury, with a delightful freshness. Serious winemaking here – needs time to show its potential.
Price:
£87–£100 Berkmann, Fortnum & Mason, Hailsham Cellars, Handford Wines, Roberson, Slurp
Drink
2014–2025
Alc
14.5%