Drinkward Peschon

Vine Hill Ranch

Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

From Magnum, lots of Oakville power & concentration; Bruce Phillips & François Peschon make great wine! Cheers 🍇🍷👍🏻 — 2 months ago

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Laura Milton

This was fabulous, Billy! Thanks for sharing!
Billy L.

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@Laura Milton -Glad you enjoyed it, probably should have decanted; whatever…🍇🍷👍🏻👏🏻
Laura Milton

Laura Milton

Still epic!

Cornell Vineyard

Sonoma County Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Francois Peschon winemaker, enough said. Old school elegance and richness that developed over several hours. Still a baby and will reward patience. Though the wine is still wound up tight the nose is soooooo intoxicating! @Pignetti's Restaurant, Temple TX — 4 years ago

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Wow. Big score!
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My score is based on potential. This is not a fruit bomb a la Thomas Brown/Mike Smith but more like Forman/Dominus/Corison.
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Got it. More elegant. I'll keep an eye out for it. Stay dry down there in Temple!

Drinkward Peschon

Un Oeuf Rosé Blend

Clean Rosey peach in color, white peach, red berries, prescice acidity, great mouthfeel & length make this a great porch pounder. — 5 years ago

Drinkward Peschon

"Entre Deux Mères" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Magnum, Excellent QPR Co-Owner/Winemaker Francois Peschon rocked 2012 Vintage! I’m seeking out 2018’s based on this performance. Cheers 🍇🍷👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 — 5 months ago

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Hard to fine this Quality at these prices anymore. Nice pull. @Billy L.
Billy L.

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@David L -Yes, punches well above 💰 price point! Francois makes great wine 🍇🍷Cheers

Accendo Cellars

Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Bart and Daphne Araujo sold their eponymous Estate and its jewel, the Eisele Vineyard, to François Pinault of Château Latour five years ago. The offer from Pinault “came out of the blue,” according to Bart, but it was one the Araujos couldn’t refuse. Not being ready to retire, work started immediately on their next project, Accendo.
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The focus at Accendo (pronounced “akkendo” and meaning: to kindle, illuminate, inflame, arouse) is almost clichéd if not on trend for a new Napa project - restraint and reverence to the wines of the 1960s and 70s. Sourced from vineyards in St. Helena and Oakville, they produce Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. The team includes Françoise Peschon, Michel Rolland, and Steve Matthiasson, as well as the Araujo’s children Jaime and Greg.
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Extraordinarily mineral driven. My first thought was this is what Napa SB would taste like if it was made by Weingut Keller, mouthwatering, layered minerality with lime and citrus blossom accents. Yasss!
— 3 years ago

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@Shay A @David T looking forward to tasting there!
Jaime Araujo

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Thanks so much for the lovely note and please do come see us at Wheeler Farms!
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@Jaime Araujo It was my pleasure, believe me! Mikael reached out to me and was gracious enough to extend an invite to the entire Theorem team to visit Wheeler Farms. Hopefully we can lineup the visit before harvest!

Studio Seven Fifty

Les Behrens & Lisa Drinkward Martinez Vineyard Cabernet Franc

Sublime. Don't drink can franc enough. 2012. — 6 years ago

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Kelly Fleming Wines

Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Killer wine here. Such pure fruit expression, great balance and tannin profile. So a big step up from previous vintages with the addition of François Peschon as consulting winemaker over Celia Welch. Well done! — 3 years ago

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Celia wine making ability/consulting is one of the best! FYI- the last vintage she did was the 2011?? Still one of my favorite 2011‘s from such a challenging vintage. IMO
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Visited there in June. Tasted the 13 there and was told it was Celia’s last vintage. Did not like it much. Also tasted this and the 16, and to my palate the 15 and 16 were much better wines.

Studio Seven Fifty

Criscione Vineyard Francoise Peschon Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Françoise Peschon is an amazing winemaker! Besides displaying her epic abilities at Araujo Eststes, she also shows off her skills with David Stevens at 750 Wines. — 5 years ago

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New project also Accendo Cellars. @Edmond Bordelon
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Thanks David! I will have to look for that one, too!!

EMH Vineyards

Black Cat Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Between this, Corison and Drinkward Peschon for loveliest 2011 Napa Cab I've had to date. Great job, Merrill! — 5 years ago

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