Wine Advocate | Rating: 92The other vineyard Paul Hobbs has worked with for a long time is the Stagecoach Vineyard, a large site. The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Stagecoach Vineyard is ruggedly constructed, with rustic tannins and earthiness, but Paul Hobbs brilliant touch in extracting beautiful blue and black fruits from Cabernet is well-displayed in this full-bodied age-worthy and tannic wine that should drink well for 15 or more years.Drink Dates: 2014-2030Author: Robert Parker
Over the years, the small family of wines has grown to over a dozen as numerous new and historic vineyards have captured Hobbs' attention since that first vintage. The current wines are the result of years of perseverance, patience and experimentation in Hobbs' continuing adventure with wine. It is his great hope that the fruit-driven, complex wines he makes with his dedicated team will continue to appeal to many people around the globe.
California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like , , , and in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. and continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 35 bottles owned
- 10 collectors