It is a few week’s before picking the Cabernet Sauvignon. The basal leaves are starting to drop; leaving the fruit exposed to the softer sun angle of the September rays. This is Mother Nature’s way of completing the final cycle before picking. The sun on the clusters helps promote better skin development in terms of […]
The 1999 Icaria Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley Hillside, 600 cases, has a bouquet of earth, blackberry, black cherry, notes of cinnamon and chocolate. Bright and spicy on the palate with flavors of cherry, blackberry, pepper, sharp cinnamon, currant, chocolate, and a very light touch of bitterness. The finish is long and broad and adds light, […]
We entered our 1997 Icaria Cabernet Sauvignon in five wine competitions across California. The result: 2002 Los Angeles Wine Competition – GOLD 2002 San Francisco International Competition – SILVER 2000 San Diego Wine Competition – GOLD 2000 Los Angeles Wine Competition – GOLD 2000 Pacific Rim International Competition – SILVER 2000 San Francisco International Competition […]
2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 93 POINTS The Wine News February/March 2006 Issue Reserved aromas of plum, cranberry, cedar, dust and graphite. Stable tannins frame balanced flavors of cherry, mocha and vanillin oak. Bushels of red fruit in the racy close.
We have just released our 2014 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay. Tasting notes to follow. Only 55 cases produced. Here our Chardonnay is paired with Fish tacos with a chipotle sour cream and tomatillo salsa.
Light rain last night. Perfect cool temperature for bottling our Pinot Noir today.
Thank you Graig, George, Renee, Peter, David and friends for visiting ICARIA winery. We enjoyed meeting you and look forward to seeing you again. Also thanks for the laughs. You were a great group!