Staglin Family Vineyard

PRESS At Staglin Family Vineyard we strive to make the best possible wine from our property on the Rutherford bench. We are happy many of you enjoy what we produce.

November 2013 | 2012 Staglin Family Vineyard Chardonnay: 93 points
"Staglin's 2012 Chardonnay is gorgeous. Peach, nectarine, lemon oil, white flowers, mint, butter and honey all flesh out in this voluptuous, creamy, expressive Chardonnay. All the elements come together beautifully in the glass. The 2012 is textured, open and drop-dead gorgeous. The Staglin Chardonnay presents a gorgeous combination of California richness along with the considerable energy that blocking the malolactic fermentation preserves."
-Antonio Galloni, vinous

November 2013 | 2011 Staglin Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon: 94 points
"Staglin's 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon might very well turn out to be one of the best wines of the year. Layered and supple, with no hard edges, the 2011 impresses for its silkiness and overall balance. Dark red/blackish fruits, flowers, lavender, tobacco, grilled herbs, and mint meld together beautifully in the glass."
-Antonio Galloni, vinous

October 2013 | 2010 Staglin Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon: 97 points
"The sucrosity and richness of the 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate are prodigious. This dense purple-colored offering from the famous Rutherford AVA exhibits copious red and black fruits (especially blackberries and dark jammy cherries), an intense mouthfeel and full body, but no heaviness or astringency. There is plenty of structure, the wood is pushed to the background, and the finish lasts 40-45 seconds. This beauty is one of Staglin’s finest wines to date. It should provide plenty of pleasure over the next two decades."
-Robert Parker, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

October 2013 | 2012 Staglin Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon: 95-98 points
"The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate may turn out to be one of the finest examples of this cuvee yet made. Already exhibiting complex notes of forest floor, spring flowers, loamy soil and abundant black currant, black raspberry, licorice and charcoal notes, this full-bodied, opulent 2012 shows no hard edges. It should turn out to be spectacular. [This 2012] will drink exceptionally well young and last for two decades or more."
-Robert Parker, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate