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1990 CASK 23

Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • “I just wanted to share with you how much a bottle of your wine meant to my family today. About 18 years ago my late husband bought a bottle of 1990 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars "Cask 23" Cabernet Sauvignon. It was signed "to Danny on your 21st birthday." Well today was my sons 21st birthday so we opened, drank, and enjoyed that bottle of wine. It was so special that my son could enjoy a gift from his father even though he is no longer with us. So thank you for producing an amazing bottle of wine that can be enjoyed 21 years later.”
  • – Monica Bisignano Zamler
  • December 15, 2011
  • “Tighter and more closed than the 1985, the wine has a stronger "fire" element than other versions. Dark berry aromas are complemented by rosemary, herbal notes and grippy tannins. It's like a sleek Chanel suit that will never go out of style. 95”
  • – Leslie Sbrocco
  • June 01, 2006
  • “This wine offers intriguing aromas of loamy topsoil and "good barnyard," cassis and black plum. Silky smooth with medium tannins, bright cassis and subtle black cherry fruit and a touch of mocha in the finish. From an outstanding vintage influenced by both drought conditions and rain that reduced crop size. (90)”
  • – Steve Pitcher
  • May 01, 2006
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