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2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District

This wine showcases our ability to consistently produce Cabernets of lush texture and tremendous ageability. 94 points, Wine Enthusiast.
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$135.00 per Bottle


Our 134-acre estate lies in the heart of the Stags Leap District, the first viticultural area in the United States to be approved based on the distinctiveness of its soils. With 28 distinctive vineyard blocks showing an array of different aspects, soil types, clones and rootstocks, our vineyard provides a diversity of flavors that are artfully blended to capture the holistic representation of our estate Cabernet Sauvignon.


94 points: "Chewy tannins surround an elegant, structured wine, classic in red cassis, licorice and woody herbs. Powerful, it retains balance from start to finish, exuding the warmth of the vintage with the relative coolness of the appellation, marrying the two sides expertly together."-Virginie Boone, Wine Enthusiast

91-93 points: "Chimney Rock's 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep and sensual from start to finish. Crushed flowers, violets, cloves, menthol and blueberries wrap around the palate in a beautifully expressive Cabernet Sauvignon. All the elements are in the right place. This is an absolutely impeccable wine from Chimney Rock." -Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media
Vintage 2012
Alcohol % 14.50%
Size 750 ml