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2008 Favia La Magdalena

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / NAPA
  • 92 WA
  • 96 WS
  • 92 IWC
  • Variety
    Proprietary Blend

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SKU: 179708-2008

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92

    (from David Abreu's Madrona Ranch property in St. Helena; a 75/25 blend of cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon): Bright ruby-red. Vibrant aromas of redcurrant, cherry, licorice and violet. Fine-grained, suave and utterly seamless, with lovely floral lift. This essentially gentle wine finishes sweet and long, with a fine dusting of tannins and noteworthy breadth. Winemaker Andy Erickson describes this as the most European in style of the three Favia reds, and most appreciated by the New York market.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2011
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 96

    Beautifully crafted, smooth and seamless, with sharp focus on a rich, layered band of spicy berry, mineral, graphite, blueberry and gravel. Full-bodied, elegant and lively on palate, with a long, persistent finish. One of the best California Cabernet Franc-based wines I've tried. Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
    Drink Dates: 2011-2022
    Author: James Laube
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

    The 2008 La Magdalena is totally effortless from start to finish. The essence of dark fruit, asphalt, wild flowers and mocha is beautifully layered in this rich, harmonious wine. The 2008 should be at its finest over the next decade or so
    Drink Dates: 2014-2022
    Author: Antonio Galloni
  • Self | Rating: 94

    Author: Johnnymd
Favia Erickson Winegrowers is a collaboration between Annie Favia and Andy Erickson. Their philosophy is simple: create soulful wines that express the true nature of the vineyards from which they come.

Favia focuses on finding unique vineyard sites with soils, climate and aspects ideal for growing exquisite wine grapes, and developing strong relationships with winegrowers to perfect viticultural practices. In the winery, gentle handling, minimal intervention, and strict monitoring of the wine allow their grapes to speak for themselves.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 51 bottles owned
  • 19 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 94
    (Out of 19 collectors)