2017 Far Niente Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville
2017 Far Niente Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville
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SKU: 001-CSE172

Made from the finest blocks of our Martin Stelling Vineyard, this highly allocated, limited-production wine is complex and refined, even in youth. It promises to be the star of your cellar.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Oakville
Harvest Date
October 2-27, 2017
Aging
17 months in French oak (68% new, 32% once-used)
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromas of mixed berry, chocolate, light earth and licorice lead into a full entry, with mixed berry flavors, a velvety mid-palate and a great backbone of coating, age-able tannin. Mouthwatering plum and blackberry flavors follow all the way through to the end. Layers of toasted oak are well integrated, adding structure and support to the ripe fruit flavors.
Vineyard Notes
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 tannin structure.