Herzog Special Reserve Stags Leap Generation IX 2018

Herzog Special Reserve Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon Generation IX 2018 - Kosher Wine World

Herzog Special Reserve Stags Leap Generation IX 2018

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Cabernet Sauvignon
Not Mevushal
Kosher for Passover
750 ML
OU, Rabbi Weinberger, Rabbi Ungar

The Herzog family's commemorative line of wines, dedicated to their nine generations of winemaking, includes the exceptional Herzog Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon Generation IX. These limited-edition wines are carefully crafted in small quantities, with fewer than 1000 cases produced.

The wine hails from the renowned Stags Leap AVA, a coveted and intimate appellation in California encompassing just 1,200 acres of vineyards. This unique terroir, characterized by its distinctive soil and climate, imparts a remarkable character to Cabernet Sauvignon, renowned for its captivating blend of strength and refinement – qualities that are beautifully encapsulated in each sip of Herzog Stags Leap Generation IX Cabernet Sauvignon.

The sensory journey begins with an alluring opening, characterized by vibrant sun-ripened boysenberries and blueberries, their flavors mingling in a harmonious dance with the essence of black cherry liquor. Subtle nuances emerge, as hints of blackcurrant blossoms and delicate rose petals intertwine gracefully.

Further exploration of the wine's profile reveals captivating layers of warm cinnamon and star anise, enriching the palate with a symphony of spice and complexity.

Lush tannins provide a sturdy backbone, supporting the wine's intricate flavors and contributing to a finish that seems to linger endlessly, inviting reflection and enjoyment.

Key characteristics of Herzog Stags Leap Generation IX Cabernet Sauvignon:

  • Style: Dry, full-bodied
  • Aromas and flavors: Black currant, star anise, cinnamon, blueberries
  • Recommended pairings: Steak, rack of lamb, chocolate ganache
  • Serving suggestions: Room temperature
  • Region: California
  • Alcohol content: 14%

In summary, the Herzog Stags Leap Generation IX Cabernet Sauvignon stands as a testament to the Herzog family's dedication and expertise in winemaking. Its embodiment of the Stags Leap AVA's unique terroir and its captivating blend of flavors make it a fitting tribute to nine generations of winemaking excellence. If you have any more questions or if there's anything else you'd like to know, feel free to ask!