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Stags Leap District 2019: top Cabernets from this Napa AVA

Ever since the 1973 Cabernet Sauvignon from Stag's Leap Wine Cellars triumphed at the 1976 Paris Tasting, this AVA's renown has grown. Decanter's Napa correspondent Jonathan Cristaldi picks out the top performers in 2019.

Plantings in this AVA rise from sea level to 123m, with the craggy, exposed rocks of Stags Leap prominent above the region. Wineries that proudly proclaim the AVA on their labels include Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars and Silverado Vineyards.

Scroll down for the top-scoring Stags Leap District 2019 Cabernets


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