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Celebrating 50 Years of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars: Instagram Live Series with Winemaker Marcus Notaro

Celebrating 50 Years of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars: Instagram Live Series with Winemaker Marcus Notaro

Thursday, June 11, 2020 through Thursday, July 2, 2020
4:30 p.m.

@stagleapwinecellars on Instagram

Cost: No cost

Contact: (206) 419-4954

Winemaker Marcus Notaro will take you on a tasting journey through the 50 Years of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, highlighting milestones in the winery’s storied history.

Each Thursday at 4:30 p.m., for five weeks, Marcus will focus on a different theme, sharing the history of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars and talking about the wines made and how they are aging today.

We have some great library wines available on our website – so please check out the wine store and we can taste together.
Follow us @stagleapwinecellars on Instagram to take part in this one-of-a-kind series to commemorate the winery’s golden anniversary.

Here is the remaining schedule:

Session #2 – Thursday, June 11: The Story of CASK 23
Marcus will share the story of CASK 23, which was first made in 1974. He will taste the 1987 CASK 23 along with the 2014 CASK 23. He will explain the evolution of this iconic wine and his goal for making this wine each year.

Recommended wines from the Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Webstore:
2008 CASK 23 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2009 CASK 23 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2010 CASK 23 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2014 CASK 23 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
*Limited quantities available

Session #3 – Thursday, June 18: The Story of FAY
In this session, Marcus will give the history of FAY Vineyard and FAY Cabernet, which was first made in 1990. He will talk about the differences between FAY and S.L.V. and about how FAY ages. He will taste four wines – all made exclusively from FAY vineyard with different expressions. Several of these wines are only available through our wine club or the winery. Wines to be tasted are: 2012 Chase Creek Cabernet, 2015 Heart of FAY, 2010 FAY Hillside, 2012 FAY Estate Cabernet.

Recommended wines from the Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Webstore:
2010 FAY Hillside Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 FAY Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 Chase Creek Cabernet Sauvignon
2015 Heart of FAY Cabernet Sauvignon
*Limited quantities available

Session #4 – Thursday, June 25: The Art of Aging
In this session, Marcus will talk about what makes a wine age well, how to build a good wine cellar, when to open wines and how Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars wines age. He will taste wines from the '90s, which are in a sweet spot right now.

Recommended wines from the Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Webstore:
2008 CASK 23 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2009 CASK 23 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2010 CASK 23 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2012 FAY Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2017 ARTEMIS Cabernet Sauvignon – 1.5L Magnum

Session #5 – Thursday, July 2: The Release of the 2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignons
The 2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignons (FAY, S.L.V. and CASK 23) have just released. Marcus will talk about the vintage as well as the differences between these wines and how they compare to prior years. He will also provide an update on what’s happening in the vineyards right now.

Recommended wines from the Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Webstore:
2017 FAY Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2017 S.L.V. Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
2017 CASK 23 Estate-Grown Cabernet Sauvignon

Follow us @stagleapwinecellars on Instagram to take part in this one-of-a-kind series to commemorate the winery’s golden anniversary.

 

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