Californian Cabernet 2010: panel tasting results
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