2008 Cliff Lede Claret
Country : USA
Rating : Extraordinary
Vintage : 2008
Region : Napa Valley
Established in 2002, Cliff Lede Vineyards encompasses sixty acres in the famed Stags Leap District. Owner Cliff Lede, Vineyard Manager David Abreu, Associate Winemaker Kale Anderson, and Consulting Winemaker Philippe Melka have come together to form an unrivalled team, making the most of this remarkable property.
Aromas of cherry, clay, and tangerine zest entice the nose, evolving into nutmeg, coffee, and dark maple
syrup. Balanced acidity braces the smooth, ripe tannins in the mid-palate, followed by boysenberry fruit
and a lingering chocolate-based finish.