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2010 Staglin Family Vineyard Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (750ml)
Producer: Staglin Family Vineyard staglinfamily.com
Appellation: Rutherford - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Hold/Drink
Rating: n/a
Est. Price: US$185.26
Related Ratings:
rated (2007 vintage, 750ml bottle) : December 24, 2011 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
98 points "2007 Staglin Family Vineyard Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 25th Anniversary Selection — A pure and seductive style, with enticing aromas of mocha, baking spices, melted chocolate, ripe plum, black cherry and black licorice that are supple, elegant, balanced, rich and layered, ending with an amazingly long and persistent finish. Drink now through 2020. Wine Advocate 96pts - The sensational 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate (their 25th anniversary selection) may be the best wine Staglin has ever made. Tasting like a classic Margaux or St.-Julien, it offers up notes of new saddle leather, cedar, spice box, black currants, black cherries and hints of graphite and wood. This full-bodied, intense 2007 is still extremely young, but it is beautifully proportioned with a seamless integration of all the component parts. A brilliant effort, it admirably reflects its appellation. Moreover, it should drink beautifully over the next 20-25 years. Wine Enthusiast 96pts - Staglin 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon (Rutherford)—A big wine, rather ponderous now in the size and forwardness of its fruit and the volume of mainly new French oak. The fruit is massive, suggesting black and red sour cherry candy, with oak influences of smoky char and pencil shavings, and complex notes of minerals and sweet violet flowers. But it all needs time to come together. Tasted in a large flight of 2007 Rutherford Cabernets and Bordeaux blends, this was easily the star. Really hard to exaggerate the wine’s beauty and elegance. Best 2013–2019, at least." Best 2013-2020
tasted (2007 vintage, 375ml bottle) : March 19, 2013 , Michael Calabria
4.5 stars
rated (2005 vintage, 750ml bottle) : July 20, 2013 , Manage Your Cellar Guest
4.5 stars