Stag's Leap Wine Cellars 2015 Fay Cabernet Sauvignon | 94 POINTS

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The 2015 Stag's Leap Fay Cabernet Sauvignon offers an inviting nose of ripe raspberry, boysenberry and black cherry fruit along with hints of cinnamon and lightly roasted coffee. The palate has a rich core of fruit and silky tannins that lead to a lingering berry pie and baking spice filled finish.

Varietal Composition: 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Napa Valley AVA
Aging: 22 months, French oak, 89 percent new

94 Points - Wine Spectator
"Fresh, with racy streaks of violet and anise running alongside the pure blueberry, raspberry and cassis flavors. Offers a polished feel through the finish, showing savory-tinged energy and detail, not just sheen. A lovely expression of Cabernet. Best from 2020 through 2035. 3,750 cases made." -JM, 2/28/19

(93-95) Points - Wine Advocate
"A barrel sample, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Fay Vineyard is deep garnet-purple in color with an earthy/herbal nose of black cherry and blackberry notions plus scents of incense, dusty earth and menthol. Full-bodied, rich and very earthy in the mouth, it offers plush tannins and a long, layered finish." -LPB, 12/29/17

92 Points - Vinous
"Next to the S.L.V., the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Fay is sensual, silky and polished, with lovely fruit purity to match its mid-weight personality. Although the Fay is less exuberant than the S.L.V., it offers better balance and a more harmonious expression of Stags Leap. Sweet red cherry, tobacco, cedar and dried flowers are nicely lifted throughout." -AG, Dec/2018


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