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2001

NAPA VALLEY

Coach Insignia, Cabernet Sauvignon

Fisher Vineyards' Coach Insignia Cabernet Sauvignon represents the pinnacle of our winemaker's craft. Our Coach Insignia Cabernet offers our winemaker the rare opportunity to create a delicious rich full-bodied wine from Bordeaux varietals grown in three very distinct vineyards.

Vineyard Sources

  • Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot from Fisher Napa Valley Estate
  • Vineyards in the North Eastern part of the Napa Valley along the Palisade mountain range
  • Cabernet Sauvignon from the Eastern hills above Oakville
  • Merlot from Sonoma Mountain

Production Notes

100% Whole berry native yeast fermentation
Native malolactic fermentation in barrel
Aged 19 months in 70% new French oak
76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12.6% Merlot, 8.4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec
Bottle date of April 2003

Tasting Notes

Bright blackberry fruit mingled with aromas of cedar and dark cherry. Smooth entry on the palate, flavors of ripe red fruits mingle with the earthy tones of tobacco and cedar as they combine with sweet tannins for a lengthy finish.

Vintages Produced

1984   1985   1986   1987   1988   1989   1990   1991   1992   1993   1994   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014

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