Cart 0 items: $0.00

Close

Qty Item Description Price Total
  Subtotal $0.00

View Cart

 
TOP

2006 Cliff Lede Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap District, 1.5L

2006 Cliff Lede Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap District, 1.5L
Wine Specs
Vintage
2006
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Stags Leap District
Bottling Date
June 2008
Alcohol %
15.2

Updated 6/30/16:  The 2006 Stags Leap District has aged beautifully and is strutting its stuff with effusive aromas of dried currants, rose petal, cedar, and melted chocolate.  Flavors of plum, soy, iron, hoison, and red beets frame the fruit profile while grilled steak juices, morcilla, and Peking duck form the savory center. Complex notes of red curry, expensive leather, juniper, and wild sage lay out along the super refined tannin. 

Add To Cart
$235.00
 
SKU: 06CSM0
available
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Fruit was sourced from our estate Twin Peaks Ranch on the Yountville Cross Road, as well as the hillside terraces of our Poetry Vineyard. The wine is composed of small batches from many of our best blocks, representing a diverse range of carefully selected rootstocks and clones.
Production Notes
Grapes were picked in the darkness of the early morning hours, and immediately subjected to rigorous selection by our three-tiered sorting and refinement process. The whole berries were gently delivered to tank by our crane system, minimizing disruption of berry integrity. Cold soaks lasted three to six days, and fermentations were managed via a combination of délestage and pumpovers. Extended maceration ranging from three to four weeks fine-tuned our tannin profiles, allowing us to perfect mouth feel and wine complexity. The wine was aged in 40% new French oak and 60% neutral oak for eighteen months. Final blend is 93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, and 2% Malbec.
Winemaker Notes
Updated 6/30/16 The 2006 Stags Leap District has aged beautifully and is strutting its stuff with effusive aromas of dried currants, rose petal, cedar, and melted chocolate. Flavors of plum, soy, iron, hoison, and red beets frame the fruit profile while grilled steak juices, morcilla, and Peking duck form the savory center. Complex notes of red curry, expensive leather, juniper, and wild sage lay out along the super refined tannin.
Production
8,853 cases
Recommended Wines
FEL Pinot Noir Vineyard Designate Set
Add To Cart
$285.00
 
SKU: 164PNDES
 
2013 Cliff Lede Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap District
Add To Cart
$78.00
 
SKU: 13CS00
 
2014 FEL Chardonnay Savoy Vineyard
Add To Cart
$48.00
 
SKU: 14CHS0
 
2013 FEL Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyard
Add To Cart
$70.00
 
SKU: 13PNS0
 
 
Our Wine Clubs
GAIN ACCESS TO NEW RELEASES

Join one of our clubs to gain access to limited production wines, some available only to wine club members. Enjoy exclusive discounts and regular shipments of new releases.

More About Clubs

Large Format Bottles
MAKE IT A PARTY

Perfect for a celebration, congratulatory gift, or your holiday dinner table. Keep a few large format bottles on hand so you'll be ready to dress up the table the next time you host.

Browse Big Bottles

Gift Giving
GIFTS TO SURPRISE & DELIGHT.

Browse our  collection of 3, 4, and 6-bottle logo gift boxes and 2-bottle leather tote sets. To customize a gift set with library vintages or for corporate orders, please contact us directly.

Browse Gift Sets