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Jason Court

WineMaker Spotlight, Winemakers, Jason Court, Evidence Wines, Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, California, USA

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I first made contact with Jason and his business partner Chris Woodrum in August 2010 via a message Chris sent me wanting to know if I desired to try their wine. I took them up on the offer, and was very glad I did. To-date, I have truly enjoyed every Evidence wine I’ve tasted. Additionally, […]

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USA, Zinfandel (with supporting cast), The Verdict, Evidence Wines, Lodi and Napa, California, 2009

Red blend of: 90% Zinfandel, 5% Sangiovese, and 5% Sauzao. N/ Lightly smoked cassis and blackcherries. Confectionery dusted, warm, lush oaks. Gentle white pepper. Cigar box. Dark chocolate. Oh my! Wonderfully complex nose for a Zinfandel – devoid of flabby jam notes – just pure, delicious aroma layers. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Big acid pop for a […]

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USA, Red Blend (Zinfandel dominated), Unorthodox, Evidence Wines, Lodi and Napa, California, 2009

Red blend of: 70% Zinfandel, 10% Sangiovese, 5% Sauzao, 5% Tempranillo, 5% Syrah, and 5% of my friend Tannat. Note: she started out, as the winemaker wisely warned me – a tad tight due to very recent bottling. However, 45 – 60 minutes after decant, she began to really shine… N/ Elegantly restrained and clean for a Zinfandel based blend. […]

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USA, Red Blend (Cabernet Sauvignon dominated), Evidence Wines, Napa Valley (Mayacaymus fruit), 2007

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A Bordeaux-Style Red Blend of: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Malbec, 8% Petit Verdot, and 7% Petit Sirah Note: I had a whole case of this over 2010-2011.  11/12 bottles were stunning, 1 was just slightly oxidized but even survived that well. This is one of best quality for the price Cabernet’s I’ve ever had. I can’t wait for […]

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