As Francis Coppola’s Head Winemaker, Corey Beck will tell you, “There aren’t many places in the world with such climatic diversity as California’s Sonoma County.” This allows growers to make both great warm climate wines like Cabernet Sauvignon along with wonderful cold climate varietals such as Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. This diversity is shown in the Director’s series from Coppola. For the Cabernet, Coppola sources fruit from the Alexander and Sonoma Valleys for richness & power while the Chardonnay & Pinot Noir comes from the Sonoma Coast & Russian River AVAs for freshness and acidity. These are great examples of Sonoma’s viticultural bounty as well as an eonological view of this great region. Cut! Print! Put it in the bottle. Now it’s time for you to review the Director’s wines.
Bill The Wine Guy
|Coppola Director’s Sonoma Cabernet|
|The Director’s Cabernet Sauvignon is endowed with gorgeous impressions of boysenberries, cherries, anise, and toasted oak. Ripe, juicy fruit flavors build upon a luscious texture with supple tannins.|
|Coppola Director’s Sonoma Chardonnay|
|The wine is perfectly balanced with luscious flavors of apple, melon, tropical fruits, and a hint of citrus. It has a long finish, vanilla and spice notes, and just the right amount of body and lusciousness.|