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Forman Cabernet Sauvignon

Forman Cabernet Sauvignon
$131.12

SKU 15898

750ml

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The 2016 Forman Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is perhaps one of the more integrated among the four varieties used in the blend than any of the past vintages in memory. There is a wonderful mix of aromatics which represent the special nuances of each of the varieties without being dominating or overwhelming. Cabernet Sauvignon is herbal and peppery, as in dry chili; Cabernet Franc shows its beautiful raspberry character; Merlot is there with a hint of mint and, finally, Petite Verdot shows a very subtle violet aroma. Again, none dominate but rather synergistically build to a very pretty and complex fruitiness. Even though the wine was aged in 75% new Bordeaux barrels, oak is only a background aroma placed nicely behind the more obvious grape fruitiness. The flavors echo the aromatics. The body is quite full with a very long and far-reaching aftertaste with ample phenolic structure that bodes well for a long lived wine. This is quite a special vintage, I love it and I think you, dear fans, will as well.

This is a vintage item, but we do not track the vintage in inventory. The information shown describes a recent vintage of this item, but may not describe the vintage you will receive. If you require a specific vintage of this item, please contact us to inquire about availability.

Category Wine
Varietals
Region California, Napa Valley
Brand Forman
Alcohol/vol 14.7%