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Far Niente Estate Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Wine Review

Far Niente Estate Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Far Niente Estate Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $196.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Far Niente Estate

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

More Vintages: 2013  2005  2007  2011  2009 

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Deep and richly concentrated, this fine Oakville Cabernet from the storied Far Niente winery. Founded in 1885, Far Niente, took a breather in 1919 with the onset of Prohibition, and only got things back and running sixity years later. The 2012 vintage shows super concentrated dark berries, with prominent graphite notes. Very impressive wine. Tasted November 2015. 93 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Produced by Nickel & Nickel, Proprietors, the Californian Cabernet from Far Niente in 2012 is made from fruit grown in Oakville. This winery made wine starting in 1885, then abandoned the operation during Prohibition in 1919. Sixty years later, Gil and Beth Nickel bought the winery and started making wine. The ornate label is designed by Tom Rodrigues. - Community Wine Reviews

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