Auction 20 | Lot No. 47
Cliff Lede Vineyards
Stags Leap District
5 cases produced
- Devilishly sexy, this lot is classic Stags Leap District
with luscious fruit and powerful intensity
- Cabernet Sauvignon from our steep, rocky, estate
Poetry Vineyard represents the core of this blend
- From vineyard blocks named for Neil Young’s “Cinnamon
Girl” and Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil”
- This wine was aged for 21 months in Taransaud’s top
This rare expression of Napa Valley winemaking is one of only 60 bottles that will ever be made. Think of it as a bit of Napa Valley history in your cellar and celebrated in a glass with friends and family.
Devilishly sexy, your Premiere Napa Valley wine is classic Stags Leap District, with luscious fruit and powerful intensity. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Cliff Lede’s steep, rocky, estate Poetry Vineyard, comprised of of volcanic soils atop fractured shale yields small, flavorful berries, represents the core of this blend. From vineyard blocks named for Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” and Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil,” this wine was aged for 21 months in Taransaud’s top T5 barrel and has a sophisticated polish and sensuous opulence.
Winemaker, Cliff Lede Vineyards
Christopher spent his first summers in Napa doing cellar internships at Cain Vineyards and Blankiet Estate and doing irrigation management for vineyards all over Napa and Sonoma. In 2006, Christopher brought his tireless work ethic and commitment to excellence to Colgin Cellars. During Christopher's 5 year tenure as Assistant Winemaker, Colgin received 7 perfect 100 point ratings from renowned wine critic Robert Parker Jr. The philosophy at Colgin was low yield farming and no compromise winemaking. It was an inspiring place to work. It is that same lofty philosophy that led Christopher to Cliff Lede Vineyards in the summer of 2012.
Country born: United States
Education: BA English Texas State University
Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years
Great vineyards make great wine.
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Houston TX 77005
Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection