Ritchie Creek

Spring Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon

9.132 ratings
9.120 pro ratings
Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

8.2

Dominated by Brett. Very evolved.

Dominated by Brett. Very evolved.

Mar 8th, 2021
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.1

Earth and plums. Soft tannins.

Earth and plums. Soft tannins.

Mar 6th, 2021
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

8.8

Plums, baking spices. Chalky tannins. Hard.

Plums, baking spices. Chalky tannins. Hard.

Mar 6th, 2021
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

8.2

Overcome by Brett

Overcome by Brett

Mar 5th, 2021
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

8.6

Fairly pushy Brett. Not much fruit remaining but still alive.

Fairly pushy Brett. Not much fruit remaining but still alive.

Dec 16th, 2020
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.0

Mature. Slightly corked? I probably helped bottle this wine.

Mature. Slightly corked? I probably helped bottle this wine.

Dec 13th, 2020
Scott T

VP/Senior Wine Specialist Christie's

9.5

In Magnum / I'm glad I waited. Superb. Still youthful

In Magnum / I'm glad I waited. Superb. Still youthful

1 person found it helpfulJun 16th, 2014
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.3

Beautiful and elegant Cabernet showing the classic balanced grace of the 1978 vintage

Beautiful and elegant Cabernet showing the classic balanced grace of the 1978 vintage

Jul 6th, 2017
Yohannah Burmeister

Wow. This was a "Jeff Irish what the hell is this wine?" And holy moly. Still fresh and pretty. Delicate and bright red fruit, tobacco, herbs, cedar, baking spices, medium tannins... So much life. What a surprise.

Wow. This was a "Jeff Irish what the hell is this wine?" And holy moly. Still fresh and pretty. Delicate and bright red fruit, tobacco, herbs, cedar, baking spices, medium tannins... So much life. What a surprise.

Apr 2nd, 2016
Joe Corsini

1980 Vintage.

1980 Vintage.

Jul 16th, 2015