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Francis Ford Coppola Archimedes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Wine Review

Francis Ford Coppola Archimedes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Francis Ford Coppola Archimedes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $79.95

Drink: 2017-2023

Bottle size: 1500 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Francis Ford Coppola

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A chalk dry, full-bodied Californian red wine with firm tannins. Aromas of dried herbs, blackcurrant and cassis with pepper. The wine was aged 24 months in French oak barrels. This aromatic Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon shows its cool climate roots with great vibrancy. The 2013 vintage of the Cabernet Sauvignon Archimedes needs cellar time. The wine is named after the Greek mathematician Archimedes who nearly 2,000 years ago established the laws of physics still used today. Archimedes' principle, a law of physics, indicates that the upward buoyant force that is exerted on a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the fluid that the body displaces. Pair with prime rib and star gazing.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbecued steak, grilled lamb chops, Asian chicken salad, pork tenderloin.

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This Francis Ford Coppola Archimedes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was reviewed on November 26, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Martin Geleynse rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Archimedes from Alexander Valley has the most imposing dense bluish/purple color of this grouping. Beautiful blueberry and black raspberry notes with hints of graphite and spice box jump from the glass of this full-bodied, stunningly rich and well-proportioned Cabernet Sauvignon that should drink gracefully for 25 or more years. It is clearly the showstopper in the six wines I tasted from Coppola. It can be drunk now or cellared for up to another 25 years. Score - 94. (Robert Parker Jr., robertparker.com, Feb. 29, 2016)
Lots of character on this Cabernet Sauvignon from cooler climate Alexander Valley in Sonoma County, California. Francis Ford Coppola's Archimedes (2013) was so named after the Greek mathematician, Archimedes, who established the laws of physics that we know today and is based on the physics law that a buoyant force exerted on a body immersed in a fluid is equal to the weight of the fluid that the body displaces. But does that mean we get more wine? Drink now or cellar for 10 years. - Community Wine Reviews
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