Casa Piena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Casa Piena is crafted to honor its Yountville roots while achieving a seamless balance between fruit and the earth. The stunning uniqueness of Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon is that though it is able to realize voluptuous ripeness, the resulting wines nonetheless reflect nuanced elements of cool climate elegance and soil-driven character. As a result, Casa Piena is receiving rave reviews for its powerful expressiveness. It evokes Bordelaise characteristics of ripe red and black fruit, spice and minerality, without compromising its Napa Valley heritage.
94 Wine Advocate
Coming from a vineyard in the Yountville region near the Kapcsandy estate, this wine is a beauty. A vivid expression of black-fruited Cabernet Sauvignon with terrific purity, a multi-dimensional mouthfeel, an opaque purple color and full-bodied power, the tannins are sweet and the wine large-scaled, rich, pure and well-balanced. Give it another 3-4 years of bottle age and drink it over the following two decades.
Red-ruby. Ethereal perfume of redcurrant, iron and spices. Sappy, sweet and energetic, with a captivating high-toned lift to the red and dark berry and spice flavors. Brisk acidity gives the wine a terrific definition. This will merit a score near the top end of my range if it develops more complexity in the months prior to bottling.
90 Wine Spectator
Aromas of black licorice, dark berry, cedar and anise are presented in a tight framework, easing on the finish, with fine-grained tannins. Drink now through 2024. 750 cases made.
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