Press & Reviews
"Cathy Corison - Chronicle's Winemaker of the Year 2011"
San Francisco Chronicle, January 1, 2012 link to article
Top 100 Wines 2011: Cheers to thinking small
"2008 Corison Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon...is a pleasure to behold. Stunningly firm and aromatic."
San Francisco Chronicle, December 4, 2011 link to article
The 12 Wines of Christmas - Day1: Rich Cabernet
It is winter, of course, and that means it's time to finally exult in Cabernet...our latest choice(s)... the 2008 Corison Napa Valley ($70)
Inside Scoop SF, December 12, 2011 link to blog
"Corison: elegant, drinkable, remarkable. Cathy Corison has steadfastly been making her own style of wine for a quarter of a century; or perhaps more accurately letting her vineyards express themselves, and bottling the result."
Matt Walls Wine Blog, November 16, 2011 link to blog
"In the end, I can't make wine any better than the grapes that come in"
Wines & Vines, 2004 article pdf
"I want to be as close to my wines as possible. There's an intuitive thing that happens, and that's what makes great wine"
Forbes Women, 2007 article pdf
"And I must give special credit to the 1989 Corison.Â Cathy Corison's production is small, but her 1989 is surely the single most beautiful expression yet of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.Â It is a study in what can be achieved when everything is right"
Gourmet, June 1993 Gerald Asher article pdf
"Top 100 wines of 2008"
SF Chronicle, 2008article pdf
"1001 wines you must taste before you die"
Hugh Johnson, 2008article pdf
"Not desperately intense or hot or massive or tannic, it's just so gentle and harmonious. A fine riposte to high alcohol Cabs"
Jancis Robinson 2008article pdf
"[Corison] reminds that great Cabernet is born from balance and depth more than unbridled ripeness"
Connoisseur's Guide to CA Wine, 2008 article pdf
"Arguably the best cabernet in the Napa Valley"
Dan Berger, 2006
"Uncompromising in her commitment to Cabernets that have the stamp of terroir as well as their Napa roots."
"Face-to-face with her tremendous efforts and intangible artistry, people buy her wine because they believe in her ability to wrestle an amazing bottle from the land, no matter the growing season"
Forbes, 2007 article pdf
"Visiting the Corison Winery tasting room on Highway 29 near St. Helena, on one of the most heavily traveled wine routes in the world, is a trek back in time"
San Francisco Chronicle, 2005 article pdf
"One of Napa's most expressive single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons"
"Corison's wines, like the ancient pottery shards that grace the labels, are of another time and place, even as they are firmly and undeniably some of the best of Napa"
Vinography, 2006 article pdf
"A Wine of One's Own"
New York Times Magazine, 1991 article pdf
"Corison makes wines to be great all their lives, a patient, provocative style"
The Press Democrat, 2006 article pdf
"Corison: Not Just Any Napa Cabernet"
Gerald D. Boyd, 2006 article pdf
"Wines of clarity, balance and finesse"
The Sacramento Bee, 2006 article pdf
"Nothing but the best"
The Quarterly Review of Wine, 2007article pdf
"There is a tension in Corison's wines between power and elegance"
Quarterly Review of Wines, 2007 article pdf
"Hiding in plain sight. Her signature style: viscous and full of fruit, with a hefty structure and doses of ripe tannin that portend a life measured in decades"
San Francisco Chronicle, 2007 article pdf
"Corison- California Cabernet with Subtlety"
By Linda Murphy, 2007 article pdf
"An iconoclast develops elegance and balance from Napa Cabernet"