Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 1.5L - Station Plaza Wine
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Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 1.5L
SKU: 08889

Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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1.5L
$105.00
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Category Red Wine
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Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Faust
Alcohol/vol 14.9%
The 2016 Faust Cabernet is a blend of our estate vineyards in Coombsville and Rutherford and mountain sourcing in Atlas Peak, Mount Veeder and Howell Mountain. Intense yet fresh with juicy blue and black notes. Notes of dark chocolate and dried herbs seduce the palate while silky tannins and lifting acidity leads to a layered and lingering finish.
James Suckling
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Wine Spectator
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Lush and inviting, with cassis, creamed plum and boysenberry puree flavors gliding through on a very polished structure, while anise, mocha and tobacco accents check in on the finish. A seductive style. Drink now through 2028.-J.M

James Molesworth, June 15, 2019
Wine Advocate
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The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is blended of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon with smaller portions of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, aged for 19 months in 30% new French oak. The core of the fruit comes from the Coombsville estate blended with some mountain and valley floor fruit from elsewhere. Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, it offers a beautiful core of ripe blackcurrants, blackberries and lavender with nuances of cedar chest, pencil lead and camphor plus a waft of tilled soil. Medium to full-bodied, the palate has a nice, firm backbone of ripe, grainy tannins and well-played freshness delivering a long, vibrant finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, December 13, 2018
Wine Enthusiast
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This is a tremendous value for the quality-a youthful tightly wound wine that's still thick and tannic, with a heavy thread of leather, gunpowder and oak. Savory and substantial, it has secondary seasonings of sage and cedar that contrast well against black currant and cherry.

Virginie Boone, February 1, 2019