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Robert Foley Vineyards Claret Proprietary Blend Wine 2008

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Deep dark purple at the core that pushes all the way to the edge of the rim. A dense and silky Napa cabernet that has an opulent nose of blackberry dark chocolate violets and blueberry. This is velvety and rich in the mouth with soft well-integrated tannins that glide seamlessly across the palate. Big and modern this is full throttle cab at its finest. This should drink well from 2013 through 2025. John Sweeney.

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Robert Foley Winery:
Robert Foley began his wine making career in the Napa Valley in 1977, working at a number of highly regarded Napa Valley wineries including the famous Pride Mountain Vineyards, where he spent 15 years as founding wine maker. During this period he also created the highly acclaimed Switchback Ridge, Hourglass, Paloma, School House, and Engel Family wines. In 1998 Robert Foley Vineyards bottled... Read more
Robert Foley began his wine making career in the Napa Valley in 1977, working at a number of highly regarded Napa Valley wineries including the famous Pride Mountain Vineyards, where he spent 15 years as founding wine maker. During this period he also created the highly acclaimed Switchback Ridge, Hourglass, Paloma, School House, and Engel Family wines. In 1998 Robert Foley Vineyards bottled their first Claret, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot and over the last 10 years have expanded and diversified their own production. Bob’s reputation for producing very expressive wines which finish gracefully continues to develop at the new winery facility on the summit of Napa County’s Howell Mountain. Bob and wife and Business Manager Kelly Kehoe house over 1000 barrels in an extensive cave system which they completed in summer of 2008 for the production of Robert Foley wines. When Bob's not making wine he spends quality time with his wife Kelly, his children, and his new grand daughter. You can also find Bob at jammin' at venues across the county with his rock and roll group, The Robert Foley Band Read less

External Reviews for Robert Foley Vineyards Claret Proprietary Blend Wine

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Deep dark purple at the core that pushes all the way to the edge of the rim. A dense and silky Napa cabernet that has an opulent nose of blackberry dark chocolate violets and blueberry. This is velvety and rich in the mouth with soft well-integrated tannins that glide seamlessly across the palate. Big and modern this is full throttle cab at its finest. This should drink well from 2013 through 2025. John Sweeney.




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