Red

2016 Ceritas Cabernet Sauvignon Peter Martin Ray

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Santa Cruz Mountains
Drink between 2022 - 2040 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • Rechrom wrote: 95 points

    August 22, 2020 - Surprisingly approachable, lovely balance, old school and not in your face. Reminded me of the style that first got me into wine when I was a student in the Bay Area in the late 70s. great complement to food, wonderful alone.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • viper_city Likes this wine:

    July 4, 2020 - Absolute banger. Prime early 2022.

  • GM Graffy Likes this wine: 95 points

    March 31, 2020 - Light purple
    Black cherry with red fruits
    Black raspberry
    Red currant
    Black cherry
    Spice
    Pepper
    Medium viscosity
    Medium-high acid
    Long finish
    Great wine with characteristics of Cabernet with drinkability of a southern Rhône

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • WineGold wrote:

    December 30, 2019 - Our first Ceritas Cabernet of any vintage. Interesting and different. The nose is lighter black fruit, stems and pepper. Slightly green. On the palate, it’s a 50-50 mix of fruit and stems, and light-to-medium fine tannin. This wine has surprising body, but is possibly somewhat backwards currently where the green flavors are about half of what you get here. I think it’s very promising and needs some time. Will wait a year before opening the next one.

  • Hank305 Likes this wine:

    November 27, 2019 - Such a beautiful and aromatic nose. Notes of sage, menthol, pine, light black fruit (black currant, black cherry). Perfect balance between tannin, body, and acid. This will age great.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Best New Releases from Sonoma and Beyond (May 2019), 5/1/2019 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer Ceritas
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Peter Martin Ray
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation Santa Cruz Mountains

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (1%)
  • In Cellars 446 (90%)
  • Consumed 46 (9%)

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