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2005 Oakville Ranch Cabernet Franc Robert's Blend

  • 91 WA
  • 86 WS
  • Variety
    Cabernet Franc

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SKU: 71412-2005-750

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 91

    Another terrific example of Cabernet Franc in Napa, the delicious 2005 Cabernet Franc Robert's (90% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon) aged 18 months in 100% French oak, of which 50% was new. It has a dense ruby/purple color and loads of forest flora, in addition to mulberry, boysenberry, and a sort of wild mountain blue and red fruit. Complex, light on its feet, but intense in flavor, this at is soft, round and already delicious. I don't see the point of aging it any further, although I'm sure it will keep for another 5-8 years. Interestingly, the alcohol is 14.49%.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 86

    Features aromas of loamy earth, dried herb, sage and dried currant. Medium- to full-bodied, fleshy in texture and narrow in its range of flavors. Drink now through 2014. 198 cases made.
    Author: James Laube
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  • Collector Data For This Wine

    • 7 bottles owned
    • 4 collectors