Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
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A recreation of the famous Paris Tasting was held at this year’s Expovinis Brazil International Wine Fair, with the results soundly repeating the original 1976 tasting.
In november 2001, not long after winegrowing pioneer Nathan Fay died at the age of eighty-four, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars purchased the seventy-seven acres adjoining the FAY vineyard from Nathan’s family, reunifying the lands that Nathan originally owned.
Take a sip of over-steeped tea. Now taste a fine Cabernet Sauvignon. The drying, bitter sensation from the tea is due to tannin—the same organic compound that gives the wine a firm structure and long, beautiful finish.
The 2004 growing season in the Napa Valley had many of the earmarks of a great vintage, including a warm, dry spring and a cool, foggy summer. A heat spike in early September, with temperatures above 100 degrees, created a suspenseful finale as we hurried to bring in the grapes before high temperatures could cause over-ripening.
The campaign to reopen the Statue of Liberty received a boost on June 7, when eager bidding pushed the Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars offering into the top ten lots at the 2004 Napa Valley Wine Auction.
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