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Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 750ML 2012
Sku: IT-0029293
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:   (1)
Product Information
Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Napa County
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Type: Still wine
Inventory Location
Santa Clara/San Jose
San Francisco
 
Reg. $34.98

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Wine Advocate 93 points - An absolutely fabulous value is the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa. This comes from multiple sources and there are 46,000+ cases of it. A stunning Cabernet Sauvignon and a classic example of Napa viticulture, this blend of 75.5% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec, was aged just over two years in oak. Loads of sweet blackcurrant fruit, cocoa, a touch of toast, earth, and baking spice are all present in this wine that has terrific fruit on the attack and mid-palate, a full-bodied mouthfeel, no hard edges and a luscious, opulent, gorgeously pure style. Drink it over the next 10-15 years. Although I wouldn’t be surprised to see it last longer. For old-time reader/subscribers, this might be the modern-day equivalent of the great 1974 Souverain Vintage Selection that I recommended back in the late 1970s and is still going strong today.  (Dec 2015)

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