Rivers-Marie Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Rivers-Marie Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 750ml
SKU: 08046

Rivers-Marie Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

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Category Red Wine
Origin California, Napa Valley, Calistoga
Brand Rivers-Marie
Alcohol/vol 14.3%
Once again this holds the most in reserve across all the bottlings. There's a floral note that gives the wine an initial prettiness that transcends the vintage. The gloves come off after that initial note though as the wine veers toward densely packed black fruit. Crème de cassis, grilled bread, graphite and river rock spring from the glass to balance the fruit. For all the talk about fruit concentration in this vintage, it is nice to see more earthy, varietally driven traits driving the balance on this wine. This is to be expected given its source. It almost has an old world quality to the aromatic given all the savory-ness. The lifted aromatic accompanied by the fruit density gives the wine a refreshing feel that provides both satisfying density and the desire to take another sip. As Calistogans ourselves, it has always given us great pleasure to offer such a solid wine from our hometown AVA.
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The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Calistoga has a very deep purple-black color and opens with absolutely seducing crushed black cherries, blueberries and black raspberry aromas plus underlying violets, rose hip tea, spice box, powdered cinnamon and dusty earth notes. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is tightly knit, revealing great tension and depth with the firm, fine-grained frame, finishing long and refreshing. 204 cases were made.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown
Jeb Dunnuck
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