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Cliff Lede Vineyards

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Rating: B
Aug 11th, 2007
1473 Yountville Cross Road, Yountville, CA 94599

Phone: 800 428 2259

Hours: 10am - 5pm Open Daily

Club/Discounts: 10% (Less than 12 bottles). 20% (1-3 cases). 25% (3+ cases)

Tasting Fees: $20 - Refunded with 3 bottle purchase

We were not very impressed with Cliff Lede, and ended up being disappointed as we were looking forward to going to the winery. We had tasted some good quality wines from Cliff Lede previously, but our visit turned out to be a disappointment. The winery itself is scenic, amongst its 60 acres with private wine gallery and Inn (Poetry Inn). Outside has a large, sun-drenched patio where you can take a glass of wine to enjoy in the surroundings. We found the servers not very friendly though and not that interested in answering questions about the wines or the winery. The winery seemed very pretentious to us - "take your wine and go outside" kind of attitude. Perhaps they think they are Opus One? Disappointing.

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2002 Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon ($50)Rating: C
Jan 2nd, 2005
Chewy but balanced, with a medium finish
2003 Diamond Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($48)Rating: B-C
Aug 11th, 2007
Good nose, color and structure. Nice tannins. Good wine
2003 Stagecoach Cabernet Sauvignon ($48)Rating: B
Aug 11th, 2007
Nice nose with dark ruby red color. Good fruit but the finish dies off quickly
2004 Napa Valley Pinot Noir ($35)Rating: A-B
Aug 11th, 2007
"Metallic". "Its like chewing on a battery". "Oh my…." Not good
2006 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc ($22)Rating: A-B
Aug 11th, 2007
"Tart". "Not good". "Bad finish". "Acid fizz bomb".

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