Clos du Val Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Price: $22.99
Sold Out
The 2010 vintage is available for: $54.99
1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Buy Now
Item No. 40296
  • WE90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WE90
  • W&S89
show more

Winemaker's Notes

Created with fruit from Clos Du Val's own Palisade Vineyard, this Cabernet Sauvignon reflects the velvety tannins and generous flavors distinctive of wines produced in the Stags Leap District. Deep ruby in color, aromas of black and green spices are nicely integrated with those of ripe black fruit and licorice notes; healthy oak nuances are backed by wild blackberries and blueberries. A sturdy entry of ripe blackberry flavors gives way to a creamy, voluminous mid-palate. Well-centered, silky tannins and balanced acidity lead to a complex, lengthy finish.

Learn About Clos du Val Map ItMap It

Clos Du Val, French for small vineyard estate of a small valley, was founded in 1972 in the now legendary Stags Leap District by Franco-American entrepreneur John Goelet. After a worldwide search to purchase vineyard properties from which to craft world-class wines, 150 acres in Stags Leap and 180 acres in Carneros were chosen, solidifying Clos Du Val's iconic stature and...

Read More About Clos du Val

Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

Read More About Napa Valley

Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

Read More About Cabernet Sauvignon

SOU18459_1998

About Professional Ratings

close
Please login or create an account to create a wine list.
close
close
New Arrival Alert
Also sign me up for Wine.com emails featuring deals, trends and new arrivals
Your alert has been added!

Remember, you can go to my account > my alerts to view/edit your alerts at any time (or click here if you want to see them now!)

Membership Benefits


  • • Unlimited FREE ground shipping.
  • • Fast & convenient delivery to your door.
  • • Shop with confidence, satisfaction guaranteed.

Ship on us for a month!

Start My Free Trial

After your free trial, StewardShip is just $49/year.

*Some exclusions apply

close popup