Today’s Deal ~ 2013 Curvature Cabernet Sauvignon

$54.95/bottle or CLICK HERE FOR SPECIAL OFFER!!!

 

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BIRDIE!!!

Is what we scored by bringing this Spring Mountain gem to Carpe Vino! That’s right…our newest steed in our venerable wine stable is the 2013 Curvature Cabernet Sauvignon.  The Curvature Wines were started as a collaboration of professional golfer Christie Kerr and Pride Mountain Vineyard co-owner Suzanne Pride Bryan.  The impetus behind this BEAUTIFUL and ELEGANT wine was for these two professionals to not only produce a sensational cabernet from one of THE prime spots in all of Napa Valley, but also make a wine that would benefit breast cancer research.  BUT…this wine is just not to promote philanthropic endeavors. The 2013 Curvature Cabernet Sauvignon is only available in select fine restaurants and establishments in all the US, and has the pedigree to back it up!!! Small production and retailing for $70/bottle at the winery, Carpe Vino secured a sweet deal on a SPECIAL SIX BOTTLE + DISCOUNT (CLICK HERE).

Why THIS Cabernet?!?

 

This answer is two-fold.  The 2013 Curvature Cabernet Sauvignon is produced and bottled at the acclaimed Pride Mountain Vineyards atop Spring Mountain.  Made by esteemed winemaker Sally Johnson, who has been at the helm of Pride Mountain for over 7 years, is churning out killer wines that consistently score well into the 90’s and have achieved scores as high as 95 points from the Wine Advocate.  In addition, Pride Mountain is ranked by Robert Parker as one of the Top 100 wineries in the World and with our SPECIAL OFFER, you won’t find a better deal anywhere!!!

 

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Winery Tasting Notes:  “2013 is widely considered to be one of the greatest vintages that California has produced, and our 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is a bold example of the intensity and concentration that this vintage has to offer. Three years of drought created ideal conditions for wine production, with tiny berries stuffed with flavor and tannins, producing a wine that is nearly black in color and that coats the mouth with its incredible flavor.”

Napa Valley
78.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 1.5% Petite Sirah
Whole berries cold-soaked and then fermented in a single stainless steel vat for 18 days
Aged 24 months in French oak barrels, 70% new
Alcohol: 14.5%
Winemaker: Sally Johnson

Cheers,
Jay

How Professor Ann Noble Inspired a
Generation of Female Winemakers

 

This article was originally by FoodandWine.com’s Megan Krigbaum- Posted January 05, 2015.   It profiles one the most renowned teachers of enology at the University of California, Davis, Ann Noble.  She has taught at UCD for over 28 years and has inspired many of the prominent winemakers of all time, including Heidi Barrett, Helen Keplinger, Sally Johnson (Curvature Wines), Mia Klein, and Celia Welch just to name a few.

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