Posts tagged: Sean Capiaux

O’Shaughnessy gets 95 Points From Robert Parker

Betty O’Shaughnessy hails from Minnesota, having spent her childhood growing up in a rural farming community. After college she raised a family while building a career in real estate investing and development in Minneapolis. Her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for food and wine fueled the fires that transitioned her from owner/teacher of a cooking school […]

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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 […]

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O’Shaughnessy 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain Napa Valley

One of the superstar estates on Howell Mountain, O’Shaughnessy’s winemaker Sean Capiaux is the force behind these impressive reds. Capiaux also makes his own wines under the Capiaux Cellars label. Robert Parker gives this wine 94 Points and says:  “…the 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain, …is performing better now than it did last year. A dense […]

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O’Shaughnessy 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Mount Veeder Napa Valley

The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Mount Veeder vineyard is an impressive wine with an absolutely solid purple/black opaque color. Beautiful perfumed aromas of wild flowers, lead pencil shavings, crème de cassis, blackberry, plum, and fig; followed by vanilla and barrel char. On the palate the wine is super concentrated with sweet blueberry syrup flavors, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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