Stags Leap Winery
Situated in the Stags Leap district of Napa Valley. This property once served as a resort and manor home for California’s high society and elite from 1886-1956. Vineyards were planted as far back as 1872. Los Angeles restaurateur and builder, Carl Doumani purchased the property in 1970 restoring the principle residence and vineyards. With an annual case production of 85,000 cases a year, Doumani reestablished recognition for the Stags’ Leap Winery label. Treasury Wine estates assumed control in 1996.
The Investor Red Blend is composed of 37% Merlot along with 30% Petite Sirah, 22% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Malbec. The opaque and inky complexion of this blend reveals floral rose petal aromas with an inner core of juicy blackberry marmalade, dark plums and brown spices. Within the core are intriguing savory elements of dried sage and black olive. The Merlot offers a Right Bank Bordeaux-styled personality to the wine while the addition of Cabernet Sauvignon enhances the overall structure and complexity. It is youthful and will develop gracefully over time.