Staglin Salus Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

Item No. 56858
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Our Salus Cabernet Sauvignon showcases a wine from our estate vineyard that is more approachable in its youth, and is produced mainly from fruit from our newest plantings. These new selections produce grapes with soft tannins, ample depth and body, and aromas and flavors of ripe berries and spice.

The 2000 vintage shows aromas of blueberries, blackberries and rose petals, layered with notes of white chocolate and baked bread. Tannins are mouth-filling, yet silky and supple.

This Cabernet Sauvignon is full of youthful exuberance and vivacity, but will continue to open and become more expressive in the bottle, and should age beautifully for 15+ years. The wine was aged for 20 months in French oak, two-thirds of the barrels being new, and the remainder once-used.

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Founded in 1985 by Shari, Garen, Brandon and Shannon, Staglin Family Vineyard takes pride in the tradition of family ownership and participation. With an uncompromising commitment to quality, their mission is to produce world-class wines that reflect the distinctive character of this historic Rutherford Bench estate. As stewards of this land, they farm the vineyard organically,...

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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...

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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,...

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