Stags’ Leap Winery
Located in the heart of the Stags’ Leap District, the original Stags’ Leap Winery continues a proud winemaking heritage in the prestigious appellation that bears its name.
The winery’s history dates back to its founding in 1893 by an early California Vintner named Horace Chase. Stags’ Leap Winery was the first to be established in the Stags’ Leap District, a small appellation located in the southern half of Napa Valley, known for growing some of the finest red wine grapes in all of California.
For Christophe Paubert, Winemaker and General Manager at Stags’ Leap Winery, the identity of a wine is found through the terroir. Christophe’s career has spanned the industry from sales to winemaking, and his impressive background includes positions at Chateau d’Yquem and Gruaud-Larose as well as projects in Chile, Spain and Washington State.
But it was the terroir of Stags’ Leap that drew him to California.
“I believe that wine should express the uniqueness of the land, and the Stags’ Leap wines have always showcased one of the most distinctive regions in the Napa Valley.”
The winery is best known for its Petite Syrah, which comes from a handful of very old vines on the estate, as well as its refined and elegant Cabernet Sauvignons.
Stags’ Leap Winery’s handcrafted ultra-premium wines are particularly sought after by collectors and restaurants, and thus fill an important niche in the Treasury Wine Estates luxury portfolio.