Last year, Cuvaison President Jay Schuppert conducted tastings with the Napa Valley Vintners at Vinexpo in Hong Kong. Vinexpo is an expansive showcase held in Hong Kong every other year, and features producers from all over the world, representing the best products in the wine and spirits industry.
Jay Schuppert had the opportunity to meet with Debra Meiburg, Master of Wine, wine journalist and wine judge. Recently, Debra started a video series called “Meet the Winemaker.”
Now, we all know Steve Rogstad is Cuviason’s Winemaker, but in Steve’s absence, Jay stepped in to talk about what makes Cuvaison so unique. We hope you enjoy this short video!
The 2008 Brandlin Cabernet Sauvignon Is one of ...
"18 Outstanding Napa Cabernets!"
"This well-structured red is marked by a tight, flinty, minerally edge, yet nonetheless offers a complex core of dried berry, roasted herb, sage and cedar. Ends with the tannins giving the flavors traction. Best from 2012 through 2022."
James Laube, Wine Spectator, August 1, 2011
Retail Bottle $90
Mary and Joelle tasting the Cuvaison 2006 Merlot and 2009 Zinfandel Mount Veeder - both
recently added to the tasting flights!
Have you ever wondered where those seemingly crazy-illustrious adjectives come from on tasting menus? While we cannot speak for other wineries, we do know each wine poured in our tasting room is examined through tasting, seeing, smelling and swirling.
Both Joelle (Hospitality Manager & Wine Educator) and Mary (Director of Retail Operations) have completed wine immersion and sensory courses at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, and together they collaborate on writing these notes.
The serious connoisseur knows it takes years of “study” and tasting to cultivate an ability to identify the more subtle components of wine so don’t feel bad if you’re not picking up on the smoky tea, tobacco or plum.
Thought we'd share this nice write-up on Cuvaison by Robert Whitley of "Wine Talk With Robert Whitley":