Faust 2005

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To capture the complexity of the grape and diversity of the Napa Valley, Faust seeks Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from A...

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Hart Davis Hart
Chicago, IL (1,800 mi)
USD 45.00
750ml
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The rich nose grabs you at the outset. Smoother and more mineral than many cabs. Blackberries are the dominant fruit, but the balance with the mine... Read more

Starts very soft, with a smokey and smooth finish. As it sits in the glass you'll detect more cherries and tannin on the finish. Read more

A beautiful, balanced Cabernet from the owners of Quintessa. Wonderful aromas of cherry and black fruits. The nose on this wine is just great. Pair... Read more

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Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
4.50 5
03/16/2009

The rich nose grabs you at the outset. Smoother and more mineral than many cabs. Blackberries are the dominant fruit, but the balance with the minerality was the main draw for me.


Snooth User: jkagel
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3.50 5
09/05/2008

Starts very soft, with a smokey and smooth finish. As it sits in the glass you'll detect more cherries and tannin on the finish.


Snooth User: judgelog
34584862
4.50 5
12/27/2008

A beautiful, balanced Cabernet from the owners of Quintessa. Wonderful aromas of cherry and black fruits. The nose on this wine is just great. Paired with grilled beef tenderloin and it was perfect.


Snooth User: Nick75
263791233
3.50 5
10/28/2009

more subtle and less overwhelming cab


Snooth User: mprice12
82084560
3.00 5
04/27/2011

Had it in a 3L so it drank pretty well. What stood out to me was the acidity and minerality. It really drank with some grip. Blueberry flavors everywhere and came to what I refer to as that Darioush finish. We finished the bottle so I guess thats saying something! Not a game changer in my book but showed up well for my guests and I! MP-91


Snooth User: meg1
8782457
3.50 5
09/13/2008

Not quite as full as l look for in a Cabernet Sauvignon, but nice fruit and round finish


Snooth User: Atlas308
7086343
4.00 5
05/06/2008

A lovely medium bodied California Cab. Soft tannins and subtle spice notes along with dark berries and hints of stone fruit. It doesn't need food, but it would be delicious with a juicy steak or lamb chop.


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External Reviews for Faust

External Review
02/27/2009

From the family that brings you Quintessa comes Faust. Faust is the epitome of the style that has made Napa Cabernet Sauvignon world renowned: bold and powerful, yet elegant and concentrated. Top Cabernet Sauvignon lots are selected from vineyards Agustin Huneeus owns in Rutherford, a Napa Valley appellation synonymous with the best of Napa Valley Cabernet, as well as the up and coming, soon to be named Tulocay viticultural area south of Atlas Peak. This 2005 is a blend of 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc aged 19 months in French oak barrels. Limited. <small>This item excluded from any other discounts or offers beyond the 15% case discount.


External Review
03/17/2010

Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 and all other wine from Faust are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.


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Winemaker's Notes:

To capture the complexity of the grape and diversity of the Napa Valley, Faust seeks Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Agustin’s family vineyards in Rutherford and Napa’s soon-to-be named Tulocay viticultural area in the eastern foothills south of Atlas Peak, as well as small lots from diverse mountain and valley terroirs. Classic Napa Valley red and black fruit in the nose, also aromas of vanilla and toasted nuts. Dense and rich on the palate with abundant lip-smacking fruit and a supple, luxurious finish.

To capture the complexity of the grape and diversity of the Napa Valley, Faust seeks Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Agustin’s family vineyards in Rutherford and Napa’s soon-to-be named Tulocay viticultural area in the eastern foothills south of Atlas Peak, as well as small lots from diverse mountain and valley terroirs. Classic Napa Valley red and black fruit in the nose, also aromas of vanilla and toasted nuts. Dense and rich on the palate with abundant lip-smacking fruit and a supple, luxurious finish.

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