Coho Wines

2011 Headwaters Napa Valley Red Wine

Red Blend

California: Napa Valley

Offer Expired:May 06, 2015 at 11:59 pm
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Mission Briefing


Operation Allocation

Today’s 94 point Coho Wines 2011 Headwaters Napa Valley Red Wine is an allocation-only wine - unless you’re an Operative… Coho gave us special access to their newest Headwaters release, a wine that is highly-allocated and highly-prized.

On opening, this delicious blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 9% Petite Verdot is shy and reserved. After an hour or more in the decanter the wine simply sings. If you don’t have the patience to decant, simply swirl and swirl. Take sniffs and sips in between and marvel at just how beautifully the wine opens up. Once it does open, it unveils a cornucopia of delights for the senses. We recommend this method, which is a delightful way to see how a wine can undergo dramatic transformation with a little bit of oxygenation.

This wine is balanced, medium bodied, fragrant and very delicious. Drinking beautifully now, but good for another decade or more.

Very highly recommended.

Tasting Profile


Stunning ruby red, from core to edge of glass.


Decant this wonderful wine and aromas leap from the glass. Bold blackberry, black cherry and cassis are wrapped around fig, sassafras, leather, dried beef, sweet spice, black pepper, cocoa nib and cedar.


Rich and layered and oh, so balanced, with red and black fruits from the nose that meld with cigar box, tobacco leaf and white pepper.


Extra long and somewhat bright, giving the wine a mouthwatering quality.


Enjoy this delicious wine with a gourmet pizza, a pile of spaghetti and meatballs or a juice prime rib.

What the Winery Says

Brooks Painter
Red Wine
72% Cabernet Sauvignon
19% Merlot
9% Petite Verdot
Napa Valley
3 day cold soak at 50 degrees F.
Approximately 13 days, malo-lactic fermentation in barrel
21 months
40% new French Oak
Bottling date
July 31, 2013
940 cases
Release date
November 1, 2014

About the Winery

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