Reynolds Family Cabernet Stags Leap District Reserve 2017, Napa Valley, California

Reynolds Family Winery is a family business. Reynolds’ wines are driven by superior vineyard location, fanatical vineyard management, minimalist winemaking and a penchant for learning from experience. The team believes in harvesting at the peak of ripeness to create wines that are intensely flavored, luscious and approachable on release. While the winery isn’t as big or as famous as some of the wineries down the road, that suits the team just fine. Since inception, Reynolds Family Winery has taken the mustard flower as their emblem. Mustard grows wild in Napa Valley, so it is easy to take for granted. But for the Reynolds family, it is more than a plant – it is a symbol of faith and a metaphor for the value of hard work. With one of the more creatively designed and intriguing labels in Napa Valley, Reynolds’ Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon bottles feature a hand-pressed imprint of a mustard flower bloom. Even more remarkably, every label features a unique mustard flower. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Stags Leap District in Napa Valley. Garnet black color. Aromas of chocolate-drizzled plums, caramel, curried nuts, and cola with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dryish medium-to-full body and a distinctive, long tobacco, black olive, almond croissant, chocolate-covered jelly, and tasted coconut finish. A bold, chewy, complex Stags Leap Cabernet that delivers.