Levendi Stagecoach Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 | 96 Points | Luscious
Winery | Levendi Stagecoach Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 delivers eep tobacco and a chocolate nose with hints of cassis and blackberry. A very big, layered palate – complex, with a mountain of tannin still slotting into place for future structural integrity. In addition, bittersweet melted chocolate and praline flavors reward the collector who will want to invest in this wine. Note this incredible Cabernet will continue to grow and integrate. Finally, mountain fruit like Stagecoach Vineyard is not for the faint of palate!
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96 Pts The Tasting Panel-Napa Valley, California- Levendi Stagecoach Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015. “Juicy elements meld with teeth-coating tannins as dark chocolate and black beans intensify this wine’s depth. Luscious, sun-drenched black fruit and savory Worcestershire sauce lead into a chewy finish…”
Levendi Winery | Celebrate Life!
Our family, the Gianulias’, has a strong Greek tradition of private winemaking dating back for centuries. The Greek toast “Levendi” acknowledges a hard day’s labor and achievement. It celebrates the fields, the rain and the sun that nurture our special grapes. Essentially, it’s a toast “to celebrate life.” And it is the philosophy on which we craft our wine.
Stagecoach Vineyard Napa Valley | High Elevation
So the prestigious Stagecoach rests on the southern face of Pritchard Hill adjoining Eastern Oakville from an elevation climbing to over 1700′. While it boasts a collection of the best selections and clones of Cabernet Sauvignon in California. Cool fog rolls off the hills each morning during the summer. And the sun shines on the vines for most of each day. This combination of cool nights and long warm days allows for great complexity.
Winemaker Allison Green Doran | Andre Tchelistcheff Protege
For more than 30 years, Alison has been walking the vineyards that produce the finest varietals in the region. While spending a majority of her time on vineyard management, she keeps an eye on every aspect of vine growth. Hence limiting their vigor so that they produce the most concentrated and intensely flavored grapes. Most of all, she developed her skill from mentoring by renowned wine expert Andre Tchelistcheff.
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Alison has honed her craft into a distinctive style all her own—harvesting at optimum ripeness, and making sure she gets the “pop & jump” out of every grape. At Levendi, Alison has brought vitality and excitement to the development of each vintage. The result of her labors is embodied in the exquisite taste and velvety feel our wines deliver glass after glass. While a testament to Alison’s dedication to the vineyards, to the fruit and to her passion for the perfect pour.
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|Why add this wine to your Collection / Cellar?||Luscious 96 pt High Elevation Napa Cab from Stagecoach Vineyard and Tchellistcheff protégé Winemaker Allison Green Doran|
|Why now?||$99 at the Winery – only $79.99 buy 3+ w/$1 Shipping | only 345 cases made|
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|Expert Ratings||96 Tasting Panel | 4.8 Vivino | Top 1% Wines in the World|
|What is it?||Stagecoach Vineyard Napa Valley Red Wine|
|What’s in it?||Cabernet Sauvignon | ABV 15.4%|
|When to drink?||now thru 2030+|
|Pair with:||Red Meat, Game, Hard Cheese|
|Drink with:||Best Cabernet & Bordeaux Loving Friends & Family|
|Occasion||Big Day, Big Friends, Big Steaks|
|If you want to drink now...||Decant 60 Minutes|
|Recommended purchase Qty:||3+ includes $1 shipping|