Posts tagged: Chimera

SORRY LAST CALL FOR 94 Point UNDER $40 Pinot

  Capiaux is the Pinot Noir venture from Sean Capiaux, the longtime winemaker and partner at O’Shaughnessy winery. The Widdoes vineyard is the source for some other amazing wines (DuMol, Kosta Browne, Bacio Divino, etc.).  This wine greets you with a gorgeous nose of strawberries and bright red stone fruits. On the palate; this well-constructed […]

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Aaron Pott & Michel Rolland’s Inaugural hot new 2012 Cabernet

Jericho Canyon was created some 25 years ago by Marla and Dale Bleecher, but it was not until they hired “hot shot winemaker” Aaron Pott and the in-demand consulting winemaker Michel Rolland that the winery received some notice from the wine world. From the Winemaker:  The Chimera is a mythical beast enjoying the wings of Pegasus, […]

Tuesday January 12th, 2016 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Aaron Pott & Michel Rolland’s Inaugural hot new 2012 Cabernet

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 […]

Wednesday May 18th, 2011 in , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Capiaux… 97 point winemaker…. New releases

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 […]

Thursday July 22nd, 2010 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Capiaux 2008 Pinot Noir “Chimera” Sonoma