Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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114 i t's far from an overnight success story, but when you consider the beginnings of this up-and-coming producer, all the pieces suddenly fall into place. p eirson m eyer is a collaboration between Alan p eirson with r obbie and s hannon m eyer, which was first imagined back in 2001, while they were all working at the renowned p eter m ichael winery. i t was here that r obbie m eyer perfected the winemaking skills that are now propelling p eirson m eyer to the rankings of California's elite. While the winery has been receiving praise for many years, it's the 2013 Cabernet s auvignon, produced from the Kenefick r anch in the north of n apa v alley, that has the entire industry talking. t his 100% varietal Cabernet was tended to and picked by hand, ensuring that only the best bunches made it to the winery. After crush and fermentation, the wine aged for twenty months in barrel before being rested in bottle. t his is a classic expression of n orthern n apa fruit, and it shows the distinct purity of the 2013 vintage. ✦ Peirson Meyer Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2013 RP 95+ » $90 "...shows the classic blackberry and creme de cassis nose... viscous, thick, juicy mouthfeel, but with great acidity, purity and overall balance. t his is another winner..." (1800031) o n T he r ise: p eirson Meyer The name Peirson Meyer may not resonate with many collectors, but it won't be that way for much longer, because this is one of the top properties to watch in California today. C A liforni A

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