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Date Printed: 11/26/2014
Clos du Val Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
Clos du Val Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
(search item no. 88537)
collectible wine


PRICE ON 11/26/2014: $61.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2005 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1997 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

With a deep garnet color that darkens to a black core, our flagship estate Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas of dark fruit, spice, and dried herbs, with some cassis and truffle notes. Rich and full bodied with fleshy dark fruit flavors and silky tannins, this classic Clos Du Val wine shows good structure and depth, followed by an excellent finish. This wine will age very well for at least 10-15 years.
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About Clos du Val:

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 formidable place in Napa Valley history.

Today, for Clos Du Val Winemaker Kristy Melton, it is the bounty from these renowned vineyards that acts as the foundation for the distinctive, terroir-driven wines of balance and elegance for which Clos Du Val is known.