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Post Parade Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2015

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Price: $99.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Made by Thomas Brown, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon comes all from valley floor sites and spent 20 months in 92% new French oak. This beauty shows the forward, seamless, incredibly sexy side to this great vintage and gives up loads of ripe currant fruit, Christmas fruitcake, spice and dried flower-like aromas and flavors. It has a ready to go style, yet is also seriously concentrated, with fine tannin, so it should keep nicely for 15-20 years.”- Robert Parker’s protégé Jeb Dunnuck (12/17)

BACKGROUND
Thomas Rivers Brown is one of Napa and Sonoma’s most accomplished winemakers, having distinguished himself at Schrader Cellars, Outpost Wines and with his own brand, Rivers-Marie. Brown made history when he became the first winemaker in Napa to garner “Perfect” 100 point ratings from both The Wine Specator magazine and world famous critic Robert Parker.

Thomas was born and raised in Sumter, South Carolina. While attending the University of Virginia, he developed an interest in wine that lead to travel throughout Europe after graduation. After moving to California in 1996, he expanded his knowledge of wines from all the world's great regions working at All Seasons Wine Shop in Calistoga. Beginning at Turley Wine Cellars, Thomas worked his way up from assistant winemaker to consulting winemaker for several small labels in 2000. He began consulting full-time with the harvest of 2001. He currently works on several high-end projects throughout Napa and Sonoma.

Post Parade is 100% Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. It is a single vineyard blend, made from grapes harvested from plots specifically chosen for the way they complement one another. Aged for 20 months in French oak, Post Parade is full bodied and elegant. The lush mouth-feel, balance of fruit, acidity, and firm tannins make this wine incredibly cellar worthy. That said, it can also be enjoyed immediately “out of the gate”. If you happen upon a bottle, make sure you grab it, as production is very limited.
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*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Made by Thomas Brown, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon comes all from valley floor sites and spent 20 months in 92% new French oak. This beauty shows the forward, seamless, incredibly sexy side to this great vintage and gives up loads of ripe currant fruit, Christmas fruitcake, spice and dried flower-like aromas and flavors. It has a ready to go style, yet is also seriously concentrated, with fine tannin, so it should keep nicely for 15-20 years.”- Robert Parker’s protégé Jeb Dunnuck (12/17)

BACKGROUND
Thomas Rivers Brown is one of Napa and Sonoma’s most accomplished winemakers, having distinguished himself at Schrader Cellars, Outpost Wines and with his own brand, Rivers-Marie. Brown made history when he became the first winemaker in Napa to garner “Perfect” 100 point ratings from both The Wine Specator magazine and world famous critic Robert Parker.

Thomas was born and raised in Sumter, South Carolina. While attending the University of Virginia, he developed an interest in wine that lead to travel throughout Europe after graduation. After moving to California in 1996, he expanded his knowledge of wines from all the world's great regions working at All Seasons Wine Shop in Calistoga. Beginning at Turley Wine Cellars, Thomas worked his way up from assistant winemaker to consulting winemaker for several small labels in 2000. He began consulting full-time with the harvest of 2001. He currently works on several high-end projects throughout Napa and Sonoma.

Post Parade is 100% Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. It is a single vineyard blend, made from grapes harvested from plots specifically chosen for the way they complement one another. Aged for 20 months in French oak, Post Parade is full bodied and elegant. The lush mouth-feel, balance of fruit, acidity, and firm tannins make this wine incredibly cellar worthy. That said, it can also be enjoyed immediately “out of the gate”. If you happen upon a bottle, make sure you grab it, as production is very limited.

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Region Napa Valley