The Ultimate Luxury Gift: Announcing the Highly Limited Stags Leap District Appellation Collection of 19 Esteemed 2012 Cabernet Sauvignons

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This remarkable collection of the highly acclaimed 2012 vintage offers wine enthusiasts a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the iconic Stags Leap District appellation

The Ultimate Luxury Gift: Announcing the Highly Limited Stags Leap District Appellation Collection of 19 Esteemed 2012 Cabernet Sauvignons.

2012 was a tremendous year for Napa Valley and the Stags Leap District and this vintage is one of the most collectable vintages of the past decade,” said Michael Baldacci of Baldacci Family Vineyards and president of the SLDW.

The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association (SLDW) announced today that its highly limited Appellation Collection, the only Napa Valley wine offering comprised entirely from a single appellation, will be released on the October 15, 2015. This year’s coveted compilation features one bottle of 2012 Stags Leap District-designated Cabernet Sauvignon from each of its 19 distinguished association member wineries. The exclusive release will be made available from October 15th through December 15th, 2015, making it the ideal luxury gift for wine collectors and enthusiasts this holiday season.

The Stags Leap District Appellation Collection is designed to showcase the world-class quality and distinctive characteristics of the district’s Cabernet Sauvignon. It offers wine enthusiasts a one-of-a-kind opportunity to taste their way through the iconic Stags Leap District appellation and experience the region. Most of these critically acclaimed and rare wines are highly allocated and not available in the broad market and only 200 Appellation Collection sets are available for purchase.

“2012 was a tremendous year for Napa Valley and the Stags Leap District and this vintage is one of the most collectable vintages of the past decade,” said Michael Baldacci of Baldacci Family Vineyards and president of the Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association. “The 2012 wines show exceptional balance with concentrated ripe fruit, complemented by bright acidity and supple, yet intense, structure. This Appellation Collection truly showcases the quality of wines produced in the Stags Leap District that year.”

The 2012 Appellation Collection includes one bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon from each of the following Stags Leap District Winegrowers wineries: Baldacci Family Vineyards, Chimney Rock Winery, Cliff Lede Vineyards, Clos Du Val, Hartwell Vineyards, Ilsley Vineyards, Lindstrom Wines, Malk Family Vineyards, Odette Estate Winery, Pine Ridge Vineyards, Regusci Winery, Robinson Family Vineyards, Shafer Vineyards, Silverado Vineyards, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Stags' Leap Winery, Steltzner Vineyards, Taylor Family Vineyards, and Terlato Family Vineyards.

The 2012 Appellation Collection is priced at $1,899.00 for the 19-bottle set and ground shipping is included. Additional sales tax of 8% applies to purchases made in California and in various other states, to the extent required by law. The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association is the exclusive retailer of the Appellation Collection and the only American Viticultural Association or appellation offering a vintage-specific assemblage of its Cabernet Sauvignon.

Consumers interested in purchasing the Collection may order online beginning October 15th, 2015 at http://www.stagsleapdistrict.com/appellationcollection. For additional information, contact the Association's Executive Director Nancy Bialek at (707) 255-1720.

Additional Facts, 2012 Appellation Collection
The 2012 Appellation Collection includes one bottle of each of the following Stags Leap District-designated wines:

  • Baldacci Family Vineyards, 2012 Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Chimney Rock Winery, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Ganymede Vineyard
  • Cliff Lede Vineyards, 2012 Beautiful Generation, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Clos Du Val, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Hartwell Vineyards, 2012 Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Ilsley Vineyards, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Lindstrom Wines, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Malk Family Vineyards, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Odette Estate Winery, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Pine Ridge Vineyards, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Regusci Winery, 2012 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Robinson Family Vineyards, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
  • Shafer Vineyards, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five
  • Silverado Vineyards, 2012 SOLO, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, 2012 Fay Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Stags' Leap Winery, 2012 The Leap Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Steltzner Vineyards, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Martini Clone
  • Taylor Family Vineyards, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve
  • Terlato Family Vineyards, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Availability: October 15th - December 15th, 2015

  • 200 cases (Limited Edition)    
  • Sold exclusively by the Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association
  • Order online: http://www.stagsleapdistrict.com/appellationcollection
  • Contact Executive Director Nancy Bialek at (707) 255-1720
  • Cost: $1,899.00 includes ground shipping for 19 bottles in a two-box set with detailed winemaker tasting notes
  • Shipping:Included where allowed by law

About Stags Leap District Winegrowers:
The Stags Leap District Winegrowers is a non-profit association of vintners and growers united by the mission of enhancing the reputation of the appellation and its wines, and sharing its quality with the wine-loving world. The SLDW is comprised of 19 wineries and 11 grower members. Wineries include: Baldacci Family Vineyards, Chimney Rock Winery, Cliff Lede Vineyards, Clos Du Val, Hartwell Vineyards, Ilsley Vineyards, Lindstrom Wines, Malk Family Vineyards, Pine Ridge Vineyards, Odette Estate Winery, Regusci Winery, Shafer Vineyards, Silverado Vineyards, Robinson Family Vineyards, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Stags’ Leap Winery, Steltzner Vineyards, Taylor Family Vineyards, and Terlato Family Vineyards. To learn more about the Stags Leap District, please visit stagsleapdistrict.com or find them on facebook.com/StagsLeapDistrict, Twitter @SLDistrict and Instagram @SLDistrict.

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