On our last Napa trip, we had the pleasure of visiting Corison Winery during crush and also meet Cathy, the owner and winemaker. In their working “cellar”, we tasted a vertical of their Cabs and couldn’t believe how wonderful the 2004 held up. We’re not necessarily patient in letting our collection age, so we end up drinking many of our wines when they are young. So, in an effort to try something with a little age, we picked up this library selection from the stellar 2004 year and are very happy that we did.
This Cab was clearly a very fruit forward wine in its early days, but now has that matured and subdued raisin/prune(ness) to it with a little plum too and a very lasting finish. We still have a 2006 Kronos Cab from Corison too and will try to keep it until 2014, but no promises.
Some pics below of our visit (and maybe a little inspiration to plan a return trip). Cheers.