This wine is limited. To purchase, please call (707) 302-3607.
October 3 - 29, 2012
17 months in French oak (83% new, 17% once-used)
The 2012 Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of mixed berry
fruit, boysenberry, chocolate covered cherries, layered with hints of graphite
and toasted oak. On the palate, a smooth entry is followed by intense, ripe berry
notes. This wine is focused and silky through the midpalate, building to a finish
with broad tannins and notes of cedar and toasted oak.
The Martin Stelling Vineyard, located behind the winery in Oakville,
is the cornerstone of Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon. Planted on some of the
most beautiful, gravelly loam soil in the Napa Valley, the vineyard uniformly
produces wines with supple tannins, bright, forward fruit, and beautiful