PRESS

VINOUS

Reviews by Antonio Galloni

Quite simply, these are gorgeous mountain Cabernets endowed with real class and pedigree.
2017   |   2016   |   2015   |   2014   |   2013

JAMESSUCKLING.COM

Top 100 Wines of the USA

2016 Cornell Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - #51.
December 2019. Read more on their website.

SF CHRONICLE

WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR BY ESTHER MOBLEY

Respectful of the classics, but subtly subversive: That, in a phrase, is why Françoise Peschon is The Chronicle’s 2019 Winemaker of the Year.
December 2019. Read more on their website.

DECANTER

Collectible California Cabernet by Karen MacNeil

The classically structured wines...flow with slow mesmerizing savory, earthy and red fruit flavors.
October 2019. Read more.

JAMESSUCKLING.COM

Reviews of 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 vintages by James Suckling

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DECANTER

Vintage Report: California Cabernet 2015 by Linda Murphy

This wine is precise, beautifully textured and elegant.
November 2018. Read more.

SONOMA MAGAZINE

The Top 100 Wines of 2018 by Linda Murphy

The diversity of soils, exposures, and row orientations, and the winemaking skills of Françoise Peschon and Elizabeth Tangney produced this layered, beautifully textured and elegant Cab, with dark mountain-grown fruit braced by structured tannins and enlivened by fresh acidity.
November 2018. Read more.

CRU PODCAST

Crafting Elegant Mountain Cabernet with Chappy Cottrell

Francoise & Elizabeth are the winemakers of Cornell Vineyards, a breathtaking 20-year old property on the Santa Rosa side of Spring Mountain, that just released its third vintage.
Visit their website to listen.

NAPA VALLEY REGISTER

Cornell Vineyards is Sonoma’s newest ‘Napa’ Winery by Tim Carl

Over nearly 20 years, the creators, Henry and Vanessa Cornell, have quietly built a foundation that might not only produce exceptional wines but may also hold a key for creating an ethos where care for both the land and the people working on it go hand in hand.
November 2018. Read more on their website.

DECANTER

Letter from Napa Valley by Karen MacNeil

Consultant Francoise Peschon made the exquisite 2015 Cabernet reminiscent of a young Chateau Margaux.
November 2018.