Posts tagged: Capiaux

Capiaux… 97 point winemaker…. New releases

Capiaux Cellars Sean Capiaux the 97 Point winemaker (O’Shaughnessy/Capiaux) has just released a few amazing 2009 vintages of this Capiaux label; Chimera (92 Points) and Widdoes (94 Points).  Both wines are stunning and as it was the case in the past – very limited.   I also have a small amount of his 2008 Pisoni (94 […]

Capiaux 2007 Pinot Noir, Pisoni Santa Lucia Highlands

Only 300 cases of this stunning wine were produced! The 2007 Capiaux Pisoni has a deep dark red color with a purple hue. Aromas of wild black raspberries, bittersweet chocolate, plum and roasted herbs wrapped in an intense, concentrated and full bodied wine with well integrated tannins. Robert Parker gives 94 Points  – “The 2007 […]

Capiaux 2008 Pinot Noir “Chimera” Sonoma

The Chimera is a blend of Hendricks (Sonoma Coast), Freestone & Widdoes (Russian River), Wilson Vineyard (Sonoma Coast) and Garys’ & Pisoni (Santa Lucia Highlands) vineyards. Only 500 cases were produced! “More beet root, black currant, plum, and cherry characteristics are found in the 2008 Pinot Noir Chimera Vineyard. With an attractive smoky earthiness, abundant […]