2001 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars - Cabernet Sauvignon Fay 750ml

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WA 89   WS 88   Collector 94
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Professional Reviews For This Wine

Wine Advocate | Rating: 89

The medium-bodied 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Fay Vineyard reveals a saturated ruby/purple color along with sweet scents of black raspberries, currants, licorice, and spice. Rugged tannin in the austere finish gives the wine a shortness as well as angularity. It is questionable whether this wine will evolve with further bottle aging, but it will undoubtedly keep for 10-12 years. How much pleasure it will provide is debatable.

Drink Dates: 2005-2017
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 157

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Wine Spectator | Rating: 88

Elegant and stylish, with a band of mocha, espresso, currant and sage flavors that are supple and harmonious, with fine balance and good length. Lots of cedar and spice emerge on the finish, where the tannins are tightly wound. 3,999 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2006-2012
Author: James Laube

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Collector Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 94
Author: R Carlo
Trust Rating: 87
Tasted On: 02/09/2013
Drink Dates: 2013-2020

Average rating: 89, based on 3 reviews
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Collector Data For This Wine

410 bottles owned by 163 collectors.

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About This Producer

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars is one of Napa Valley's most established and respected producers. The winery was founded by Warren Winiarski and his family in 1970 and it is best known for estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignons - CASK 23, S.L.V., and FAY. Over the years, the wines have become some of the most highly regarded and collected wines worldwide. They are fashioned to express classic elegance, structure, and ageability, and to reflect the place in which they are grown.

Wine Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is perhaps the world's best known red variety, with its full-bodied, intense profile. An offspring of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, it is the primary grape of Bordeaux's Left Bank (Medoc and Graves regions) and the Napa Valley, but can be found growing all over the world. Typical descriptors for Cabernet Sauvignon are cassis, cedar, mint, black pepper, eucalyptus, and pencil lead.

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