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Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon Sycamore Vineyar 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense black currant with a spicy blueberry compote, cinnamon, aromatic cedar, black pepper and clove. Dark chocolate permeates the aroma with a hint of Moroccan olives. Good depth of flavor with dark cherry, chocolate and integrated oak spice. Full-flavored with a very long, clean and fruitful finish with modest tannins.

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Freemark Abbey Winery:
It began over a century ago as a vision shared by a handful of pioneers; those with an intimate knowledge of grapes and a deep respect for the land. This vision took root, was nurtured by skilled hands and ultimately resulted in one of the first premium wineries in the Napa Valley. Today, the wine of Freemark Abbey stands as a testament to what the rich earth of the Napa Valley is capable of creating when working in perfect harmony with nature.

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04/28/2010

Nose of intense black currant, blueberry compote, cedar, clove and cinnamon. Just a hint of olive. On the palate, dark cherry, chocolate, some spice and a dash of mint. Rich and elegant with a long finish. - Tasted at winery 4/18/10


External Reviews for Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon Sycamore Vineyar

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Source: NapaCabs.com
10/11/2012

Freemark Abbey Sycamore Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon comes from Rutherford, and is one for the cellar. Massive tannins supported by deep, brooding fruit and toasty, vanilla-laden oak.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/08/2012

Marked by strong, dry tannins now, which lock it down and make it astringent through the finish. Yet beneath the toughness is plenty of ripe fruit, with waves of blackberries and black currants. Oak shows up as toast, and also contributes to the tann... Wine Enthusiast. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon Sycamore Vineyards 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/06/2012

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon Sycamore Vineyards 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Sycamore Vineyards (87% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot and Cabernet Franc) is made in an earthier, leaner, more herbal style. Its dark ruby/purple hue is accompanied by notions of damp earth, truffles, roasted herb... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon Sycamore Vineyards 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Sycamore Vineyards (87% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot and Cabernet Franc) is made in an earthier leaner more herbal style. Its dark ruby/purple hue is accompanied by notions of damp earth truffles roasted herbs and sweet black cherry and currant fruit. Medium-bodied with good flesh and an austere but promising finish it will benefit from additional bottle age and should evolve for 12-15+ years. 88+ -Robert Parker Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.



Intense black currant with a spicy blueberry compote, cinnamon, aromatic cedar, black pepper and clove. Dark chocolate permeates the aroma with a hint of Moroccan olives. Good depth of flavor with dark cherry, chocolate and integrated oak spice. Full-flavored with a very long, clean and fruitful finish with modest tannins.

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