Cathy Corison is undoubtedly one of the most influential winemakers in Napa Valley. With a hands-off approach to winemaking, she lets the wine do the talking.
After many years as one of the few voices for restraint in Napa Valley, today Cathy Corison is rightly recognised as being among the region's finest winemakers. A California native, Cathy decided to pursue a ...Learn more
“Beautifully perfumed aromas of rose petal, violets, blackberry, dark chocolate, and incipient cigar tobacco burst from the glass in a striking array, the prelude to a wine that's structured around refined, savoury tannins and juicy acidity. An ethereal and classically proportioned Cabernet which will age effortlessly thanks to its flawless balance, likely putting on weight with bottle age. Terrific stuff; not to be missed.”
“Elegant and complex, with supple tannins, herb, currant and berry flavors, picking up cedar and sage notes.' ”
“Mid healthy crimson. Neat and a little sweet. Fresh and frisky. Medium weight and very different from the California Cabernet norm. Vigorous.”
“‘This wine is all about restraint, freshness, structure and purity. Packed with bright, juicy red fruit with notes of violets and dark cherry, it has a harmonious texture and a refreshing acidity. Wouldn’t seem out of place among France’s very best wines.’ ”
“Deep crimson. Very fine and svelte on the nose. So sumptuous and delightful. Gorgeous complexity without heat. Beautiful texture. Fine subtle tannins in reserve and truly beautiful. Cool, refined. I cannot imagine a better claret.”
“The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is drop-dead gorgeous. An intense, reticent wine, the 2010 is endowed with serious density, depth and structure. This is one of the most powerful, tightly coiled wines of the year...Plums, iron, cloves, violets, licorice and smoke all flesh out on the firm, structured finish. This is a fabulous wine with a great future, a superb effort from Cathy Corison.”