Red

2016 Fisher Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Coach Insignia

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 2022 - 2027 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 1

  • sirpat00 wrote: 94 points

    May 13, 2020 - Putzi's Napa 2017 new arrival tasting: A new Napa arrival tasting hosted by a wine merchant. A total of 30 wines mostly from 2017 (with a few 2018 whites and new releases from 2016 and 2015 in the mix) were presented in various price brackets ($40 to $200+). For 2017 my takeaways were 1) 2017 is already approachable and offers immediate drinking pleasure. But 2) the wines also came across lighter and less layered. 2017 doesn’t seem to have the refinement of 2016, the depth of 2014 or the muscular concentration of 2015. For many, it seems, finding a spot in the sun will be hard with 5 outstanding vintages before and likely 2 more (at least) right behind. There were notable exceptions of course. Wine of the night was Diamond Creek Volcanic Hill 2017 (95) and just whisker behind Viader 2017 (95). A very notable mention deserves the Detert East Block Cabernet Franc 2017 for its unique character (94).

    Tasting note:
    Slightly more red type of berries when compared to the Lamb and Wedding vineyards (both 2015). Smoky and oaky. This combines delicate texture, a layered nose with intensity - all woven together into a readily accessible wine.

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    The 2017s From Sonoma, 6/14/2019 (link)

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    Napa Valley’s Extraordinary 2016 Cabernets (Dec 2018), 12/1/2018 (link)

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    Brilliance in Napa Valley: 2016 & 2015 Cabernets (Jan 2018), 1/18/2018 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer Fisher Vineyards
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Coach Insignia
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (1%)
  • In Cellars 295 (88%)
  • Consumed 38 (11%)

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