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2019 Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon "Napa Valley"

Far Niente 2019 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Far Niente

Vintage: 2019

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Napa Valley"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 94% Cabernet Sauvignon , 4% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc & 1% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $150

Cases produced: 23,300

KWG Score: 94.7 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.5)

Review date: December 25, 2022

Wine Review: This cloudy and dark ruby colored Cabernet Sauvignon opens with a boysenberry and red licorice bouquet with hints of pipe tobacco and vanilla-cola. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with medium acidity. The mouthfeel is well-balanced, refined, smooth, and a little juicy. The flavor profile is a black cherry and mild stony minerality blend with notes of menthol, toasty oak, and blueberry. We also detected hints of black currant and black tea. The finish is rather dry, and its refined dusty tannins showed very nice length. The Tasting Panel would pair this Cab with braised short ribs, steak au poivre, or with a three meat bolognese with penne rigate, Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: An elegant perfume of mixed berries, baking spice, dried lavender and thyme open onto a full palate layered with expansive mixed berry, black tea, toasted oak, and spice flavors. Focused and fresh, fine-grained tannins support the wine throughout, while the finish is silky, long and lifted.

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