Staglin Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 | Wine.com

 

We have added the following products to your shopping cart from a previous visit:

    Staglin Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
    Cabernet Sauvignon - Napa Valley, California

    Reviews

    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    • (1)

    Ratings

    • CG97
    • WS96
    Price: $179.00
    Sold Out
    Set New Arrival Alert

    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 97 Connoisseurs' Guide, 96 Wine Spectator, 94 The Wine Advocate

    Region: Napa Valley, California

    Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Style: Big & Bold

    Alcohol By Volume: 14.9%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 103156

    Winemaker's Notes:

    The wine opens with an abundant nose of candied cherries and ripe plums complex with notes of cedar and pencil shavings, a whiff of black olives and just the faintest hint of jasmine floating above. A lavish attack on the palate is lead by ripe Satsuma plums and marionberries in an ebullient bath of Maraschino liqueur followed by an uninhibited mid-palate of blackcurrants deepened by notes of leather, loam and rich chocolates that oscillate between milk and dark, girded along the way and through the exit into a lengthy finish by plentiful and luxurious tannins. Much like the 2006 Salus Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine is drinking delightfully well now but the ample structure should allow it to continue to develop for many decades to come.

    Critical Acclaim:

    This immense, deeply fruited, lavishly oaked wine is all about the future, and, despite showing loads of highly concentrated, black currant character, it is prohibitively tannic for near term drinking. It is also as rich and as precise in its varietal Cabernet Sauvignon focus as any wine tasted in some time. Everything about this one speaks to depth and longevity, and it is likely to need a decade or more before hitting its stride. But, few wines are its equal for classic flavors even now and fewer still will match its progress in the fullness of time.

    97 Points
    Connoisseurs' Guide

    Rich, focused, supple, plush and layered, showing amazing purity of flavor, with tiers of black currant, black cherry, mineral, sage, anise and cedar. Yet for all its flavor, it's the seductive textural fleshiness that's perhaps most striking.

    96 Points
    Wine Spectator

    Chocolate, cassis, licorice, cedar, and soil undertones dominate the fragrant aromatics of the dense purple-colored 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate. A big wine with enviable purity as well as harmony, and a long finish, it can be enjoyed over the next 15-25 years.

    94 Points
    The Wine Advocate
    • Learn More About the Winery

    • Learn More About Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Learn More About Napa Valley, California

    User Reviews:

    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    wrandall2003 (1/3/2013)
    Ever so slightly less than the 2007, but still a classic cabernt.

    Need help? Just call 1-800-592-5870

    WineShopper: Daily Deals up to 70% Off

    Visit Full Site | Feedback

    Copyright © 1999-2015 Wine.com, Inc. All rights reserved.
    Wine.com and logo are trademarks of Wine.com, Inc.