Freemark Abbey 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

$49.95

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Back in 1976 Freemark Abbey Cabernet was one of the winning wines in the famous Judgment in Paris Tasting. It’s been a Napa Valley staple for decades and today Freemark Abbey is owned by the Jess Jackson family and has a renewed focus and vitality. Robert Parker just wrote “Freemark Abbey has hit pay dirt big-time, with plenty of terrific offerings that are being released now and early in 2016. Winemaker Ted Edwards seems to go from strength to strength and readers looking for top-flight Napa wines priced under $50.00 need to check out several of these immediately, as I’m sure they’ll be huge crowd-pleasers.” This 2016 is 75.8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16.2% Merlot, 4.0% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc. The grapes were sourced from the Oakville Reach Vineyard, Keyes Vineyard on Howell Mountain, Stagecoach Vineyard and their estate Bosché and Sycamore Vineyards in Rutherford. The wine was aged in 35% new oak, a mix of French and American, for 27 months. The Wine Advocate sco…

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