Carter Cellars

Hossfeld Coliseum Napa Valley Red Blend

9.36 ratings
9.41 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Red Blend
Game, Baking Spices, Duck, Goose, Potato, Chili & Hot Spicy, White Rice, Exotic Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Onion, Chicken, Pork, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Soft Cheese, Mushrooms, Tomato-Based, Turkey, Veal, Hard Cheese
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.4

On the nose, beautiful purple floral blackberries, dark cherries, mulberries, strawberries, creamy raspberries, touch of dry herbs, light dark spice, mixed berry cola, light baking spices, violets and red florals bouquet.

The body is medium full. The palate is seamless wire to wire. The wine is still very fresh. The texture, structure, tension and balance are very good headed to great. Floral blackberries, dark cherries, mulberries, strawberries, creamy raspberries, touch of dry herbs, dark asian spice, big grainy minerality, mixed berry cola, light baking spices, graphite, leathery crushed rocks, stems, violets and red florals bouquet. Beautiful acidity and a long, well, balanced, elegant finish that last minutes.

Photos of, the Carter winery & tasting room, our host for our tasting, Mark Carter. Wine barrel with logo and the Hossfeld Vineyard.

On the nose, beautiful purple floral blackberries, dark cherries, mulberries, strawberries, creamy raspberries, touch of dry herbs, light dark spice, mixed berry cola, light baking spices, violets and red florals bouquet.

The body is medium full. The palate is seamless wire to wire. The wine is still very fresh. The texture, structure, tension and balance are very good headed to great. Floral blackberries, dark cherries, mulberries, strawberries, creamy raspberries, touch of dry herbs, dark asian spice, big grainy minerality, mixed berry cola, light baking spices, graphite, leathery crushed rocks, stems, violets and red florals bouquet. Beautiful acidity and a long, well, balanced, elegant finish that last minutes.

Photos of, the Carter winery & tasting room, our host for our tasting, Mark Carter. Wine barrel with logo and the Hossfeld Vineyard.

Aug 20th, 2018
Robert Evans Jr

Pleasantly surprised for the year Bc Carter excellent Producer!

Pleasantly surprised for the year Bc Carter excellent Producer!

Sep 7th, 2020
Jeff Applebaum

Nice night cap after the 2008 Reynolds... good stuff

Nice night cap after the 2008 Reynolds... good stuff

May 7th, 2020
Carter Pelham

Dense aromas leading with baked black fruit
Palate matches with smooth soft tannins, graphite, and leather
Really integrated already with a long finish.
Excellent wine

Dense aromas leading with baked black fruit
Palate matches with smooth soft tannins, graphite, and leather
Really integrated already with a long finish.
Excellent wine

Jan 2nd, 2020
Larry Pelham

Larry had this 10 months ago

Larry had this 10 months ago

Jan 2nd, 2020
Grant Everett

Grant had this 2 years ago

Grant had this 2 years ago

Nov 24th, 2018