Coho Wines

2012 Headwaters Napa Valley Red Wine

Red Blend

California: Napa Valley

Offer Expired:Apr 19, 2016 at 11:59 pm
$48.00
Avg. Price

Mission Briefing

Codename:

Outrageous Beauty

Today’s wine will move you - and leave you wanting more!

Today’s Coho Wines 2012 Headwaters Napa Valley Red Wine is really really fantastic. This very highly recommended wine is a truly elegant and oh, so delicious update of Coho’s signature wine.

If Agent Red rated the wines that we showcase, he’d give this one at least a 95 point score. This wine is fantastic!

2012 is really proving to be one of the best vintages on record from the Napa Valley. Today’s wine is an elegant, deeply aromatic, abundantly flavorful masterpiece from Brooks Painter, who has held winemaking posts at some of the world’s most prestigious wineries, including the Robert Mondavi Winery, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, V. Sattui, Castello di Amorosa, Leeward Winery and Felton-Empire Vineyards.

Abundant aromas jump from the glass. These include black cherry, blackberry compote, grilled fig, darkly toasted oak, dark chocolate, smoky blueberry, cassis, twigs, dark spice, subtle tobacco and subtle cracked peppercorn.

Deeply concentrated on the palate, with dense flavors of blackberry preserve, plum, black cherry, cassis and smoky cherry out in front. Follow-on flavors include toasted anise seed, pomegranate, cherry pipe tobacco, baker’s chocolate, cocoa dust and subtle brown spice.

Take our advice and stock up on this beautiful, ready-to-drink and built-to-age wine.

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What the wine press has to say:

93 points - James Suckling - “Aromas of licorice and tar with black currants. Full body, round and silky tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Gorgeous wine. Drink or hold.”

Tasting Profile

Look:

Deep and inky, with a heart of darkest opaque maroon and edges of dark garnet. After spinning the wine, round after round of dark legs move very slowly downward.

Smell:

Black cherry, blackberry compote, grilled fig, darkly toasted oak, dark chocolate, smoky blueberry, cassis, twigs, dark spice, subtle tobacco and subtle cracked peppercorn.

Taste:

Blackberry preserve, plum, black cherry, cassis, smoky cherry, toasted anise seed, pomegranate, cherry pipe tobacco, baker’s chocolate, cocoa dust and subtle brown spice.

Finish:

Very elegant and long-extended, with plush, integrated tannins.

Pairing:

Enjoy this big, bold beauty with a grilled Porterhouse steak with mushrooms and black pepper.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Brooks Painter
Varietal
Red Wine
Composition
72% Cabernet Sauvignon
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19% Merlot
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9% Petite Verdot
Vintage
2012
Appellation
Napa Valley
Abv
15.0%
Aging
21 months
Barrels
40% new French oak

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Apr 19, 2016 at 11:59 pm
$48.00
Avg. Price
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