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Corison Winery

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Rating: C
Feb 4th, 2006
987 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707 963 0826

Hours: Open 10am - 5pm, call for appt

Club/Discounts: 2 Wine Clubs: 15% Discount

Tasting Fees: $10 Credited towards purchases

Shane had heard about Corison Cabernets from one of the guy's at K&L in San Francisco, and we almost missed the winery completely as we drove south on Hwy 29 in St Helena. Also, it was late in the day so we were surprised when we were let in for a tasting (we found out later that they thought we were a different group that had an appointment). Either way we were very pleased to have stumbled across Corison. Straight away we were delighted to see that they only focused on Cabernets, all of which were excellent. The winery itself is small, and the tasting room could only cater to a small crowd so definitely do try to call ahead or you could be disappointed.


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1996 Cabernet ($80)Rating: C-D
Aug 19th, 2007
Excellent
2001 Kronos Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon ($90)Rating: C-D
Feb 4th, 2006
Single vineyard estate wine with only 400 cases produced. Excellent wine drinking very well right now but will last for years to come. Long finish with great structure. Best wine of the day
2002 Corison Cabernet Sauvignon ($58)Rating: C-D
Feb 4th, 2006
Very good wine. Dark ruby red with a great smell. This wine has a lot going on. Excellent structure. Consistnet in second tasting Oct 14 06
1994 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($50)Rating: C
Oct 14th, 2006
Aged very well. We were surprised with the amount of fruit. Very smooth. Nice wine
2000 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($48)Rating: C
May 30th, 2008
      Best Value Wine - February, 2006

Juicy cabernet with plenty of flavours and body - nice long finish
2002 Kronos Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon ($90)Rating: C
Feb 4th, 2006
Pre-Release. Too early to tell but the 2002 looks like it is going to be excellent. Will come back to taste again.
2003 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($65)Rating: C
Oct 14th, 2006
100% Cabernet. It is young but will improve. Good fruit upfront but lacks a big finish
2004 Kronos Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon ($100)Rating: C
Aug 24th, 2008
Nice nose of chocolate and blackcurrants with great balance of fruit and tannins - nice and chewy on the finish.
2002 Gewurztraminer ($20)Rating: B
Oct 14th, 2006
Extremely fruity. Would be nice on a sunny day. Actually tasted refreshing as we had been drinking heavy reds all day
2002 Helios Cabernet Sauvignon ($32)Rating: B
Feb 4th, 2006
Second label Cabernet. Simplest and fruitiest of the three Cabs produced at the winery. Smooth. Nice wine.
2003 Helios Syrah ($38)Rating: B
Oct 14th, 2006
Very fruity syrah. Nice but there are better value syrahs out there

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