Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

$139.95

SKU 2091

750ml

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Winery Note:

The 2015 Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon has deep concentrated aromas of chocolate-covered cherries alongside bright floral notes. The entry of this wine is juicy with a silky-smooth texture that builds through the mid-palate. Mouthwatering dark cherry flavors are supported with well-integrated oak. This wine is an excellent balance of lush, mouth-filling tannins and bright, fresh acidity on the finish.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Appellation Oakville
Brand Far Niente
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine EnthusiastJust a dash of Petit Verdot is added to this wine, with the Cabernet Sauvigon coming from the Martin Stelling Vineyard that stands regally behind the winery. This starts off with soft aromas of cassis and red cherry, which appear on the palate that's built by sizable tannins and texture. The richness is defined in dark chocolate, with just enough acidity to keep the mouthfeel succulent and lush.

Virginie Boone, July 1, 2018
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Wine AdvocateDeep garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Estate (composed of 97% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Verdot) has notions of fragrant earth, dried leaves and Chinese five spice over a core of black cherries, black currants and blueberries plus a waft of bouquet garni. Medium to full-bodied, the palate delivers intense, crunchy, youthful black fruits framed by fine-grained tannins and a lively backbone, finishing with an herbal lift.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, February 28, 2018