2008 Far Niente - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 750ml

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Professional Reviews For This Wine


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 88

Bright ruby-red. Aromatic nose combines cherry, currant, chocolate, flowers and fresh herbs lifted by a note of spearmint oil. The juicy palate adds some tobacco and resiny spices to the mix, with a peppery quality contributing energy. The dusty, firm-edged tannins reminded me a bit of 2006, but this has better fruit.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 156

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Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 100
Author: Thwipster
Tasted On: 02/27/2011

Rating: 92
Author: sm122097
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 02/19/2015

Rating: 90
Author: dfkcvino
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 01/23/2015
Brambly mixture of dark berry fruit with a touch of plum, spice and cedar notes and medium tannins. No need to decant.

Average rating: 89, based on 4 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

171 bottles owned by 47 collectors.

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Wine Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon


Cabernet Sauvignon is perhaps the world's best known red variety, with its full-bodied, intense profile. An offspring of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, it is the primary grape of Bordeaux's Left Bank (Medoc and Graves regions) and the Napa Valley, but can be found growing all over the world. Typical descriptors for Cabernet Sauvignon are cassis, cedar, mint, black pepper, eucalyptus, and pencil lead.

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