2012 Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon
90 Points - BTI 2014 Gold Medal Winner
The 2012 vintage came as a welcome respite for growers in the Napa Valley. The resulting wines, especially Cabernets are just hitting the market now, so we are really excited to have snagged more of the latest release from one of our favorite vintners in Napa, Maroon. This family-owned and operated winery consistently turns out lovely wines.
The 2012 Maroon Signature Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, is dark ruby in color, with a hint of purple. The nose shows Cabernet's typical dark fruit along with vanilla and baking spice. Medium bodied but with rich fruit, flavors of berry and black cherry coat the palate, with notes of tobacco and dried herb. This is drinking well now, and should continue to evolve in the cellar for the next 3-5 years.
Appellation: Napa Valley
Varietal Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Acid: 0.70 g/100ml
Production: 1008 cases
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About The Winery...
PAUL MAROON became interested in winemaking over 40 years ago while as a young man helping his uncle make wine in Pennsylvania. In the back of his mind he always knew that for him Napa Valley was the place to be. Paul visited as often as possible throughout the years and finally in 2000 realized his dream and relocated to the Napa Valley. Here he began his life as a vintner and Paul has been growing grapes and making fine wines ever since.
Learn more at www.maroonwines.com.