Corison Wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
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Corison Wine, under the meticulous craftsmanship of winemaker Cathy Corison, presents the remarkable Corison Wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2019. Harvested two weeks later than usual, this vintage embodies the cool summer and fall of 2019, which yielded a superb growing season. The extended hang-time allowed for the development of complex, intense flavors, while the cold nights contributed to the wine’s inky color and balanced natural acidity.
In the glass, this Cabernet Sauvignon reveals a captivating range of fruit flavors. From vibrant red cherries and raspberries to luscious blueberries, deep purple plums, black cassis, and succulent marionberries, the wine showcases an exceptional level of complexity. A fragrant perfume of dried roses, violets, and lavender immediately entices the senses, offering a bouquet that is both alluring and enchanting.
Exemplifying the terroir of Rutherford Dust, this wine intertwines mineral notes with enticing aromas of baking spices, cocoa, dried thyme, and a subtle hint of tar and anise. The tannins, firm and grippy yet velvety, provide structure and an opulent mouthfeel. This Cabernet Sauvignon is a testament to the winemaker’s artistry and promises an exciting evolution over time.
Acclaimed by renowned critics, the Corison Wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 has received high praise. With 96 points from Wine & Spirits and Wine Enthusiast, it showcases the elegance and textural beauty achieved by Cathy Corison. Described as dark, structured, and aged in French oak, this wine captivates with brooding black fruit, cedar, and clove, balanced by underlying acidity.
Decanter awards this vintage 94 points, highlighting its depth, layered flavors, and texture. While restrained now, it promises to shine brightly with cellar aging. James Suckling also commends its perfumed nose of blackberries, dark cherries, cocoa, and nutmeg, along with its medium body, fine tannins, and vibrant acidity.
This wine’s freshness and floral-laced style, as recognized by Wine Spectator, garners it 94 points. With hints of violet, hibiscus, and rose petal, it displays complexity and a promising future. Wine Advocate acknowledges its classic Corison style, balanced concentration, and silky texture, awarding it 93 points.
Vinous describes the 2019 vintage as charming, with bright acidity and flavors of sweet red cherry, plum, cedar, tobacco, and spice. Jeb Dunnuck highlights the wine’s dark blackcurrants, cassis, and hints of violets, applauding its balance, integrated acidity, and great finish.
The Corison Wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 is a quintessential expression of Cathy Corison’s winemaking prowess. It is destined to evolve beautifully over the next two decades, making it a captivating addition to any wine lover’s cellar.