2013 The Sisters

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2013 The Sisters

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<p>The supple mouth feel and red-fruit core of the 2013 The Sisters makes it incredibly approachable early.  The color of this wine is a translucent deep garnet and aromas of rose oil, lavender, and mint emanate from the glass.  On the palate the wine is very round and fully reminiscent of a soft flower petal in feel and shape.  Notes of dark cherry, river stone, and jasmine are finely layered and framed by light tannin profile that provides just the right amount of structure.  This wine should be showing well for the next 5-7 years.
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- Thomas Rivers Brown, Winemaker, October 2016
<p><br>"Wow! The 2013 The Sisters from Jones Family Vineyards is a sexy and opulent Cabernet that is going to turn heads for the next decade. Sumptuous aromas of blackberries, cassis, and graphite lead to a lush palate that offers layers of dark fruit, baking spice, and soft, supple tannins. It impresses with finesse and depth of harmonious flavors now (decanting recommended) and will continue to offer pleasure for the next 7-8 years."
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96 points ~ California Wine Advisors<br>
<p> "The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon The Sisters is rich, juicy and accessible, with forward, pungent red cherry, pomegranate, blood orange, rose petal and mint. Drink this succulent, racy Cabernet Sauvignon over the next few years." 
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92 points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media, October 2015
<br/><p> "A sexy and lush 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon The Sisters offers up plenty of graphite, blueberry, black raspberry fruit, supple tannins and low acidity. The wine is lush, round and juicy and best drunk over the next 10-12 years."
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90 points, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate  #222 December 2015

Vintage: 2013
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Calistoga
Harvest Date: September 16 & 25, 2013
Aging: 20 months in barrel
Bottling Date: June 24, 2015
Alcohol: 14.8%