Faust Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

$49.99

New Cab from Quintessa                     The Faust vineyard is in the new Coombsville AVA, Napa Valley's newest appellation in the eastern hills. Agustin Huneeus, who created Quintessa, sources grapes from his Rutherford estate as well for this lush Cab. 95 Points Brix26:  "Sophisticated and supple. Yes, the second label from Quintessa has done it yet again. The Faust Cabernet is pure and straightforward. Black currant, cassis and blackberry fruit on the nose, with just a wisp of toast. Fresh minerals and finely integrated tannins make this Napa classic very drinkable now or easily cellarable for the next 5+ years or so. One of the best 2018 cabs we've found at this price." 94 Points James Suckling: "Very attractive aromas of blackcurrants, black olives and dark leather with some cedar. It’s full-bodied with firm, silky tannins and a refined, polished finish. Shows finesse and focus. Grows on the palate. Really delicious now, but will improve with age. Drink or hold.” Behind every great wine stands a passionate vintner.  Faust Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is the creation of Agustin Huneeus and it continues to satisfy his long held desire to produce a wine that embodies the most seductive characteristics of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Ratings on Delectable

Henry Fuseler

4/2021. Nice full bodied cab. Has nice flavor and finish. Hall’s Chophouse

4/2021. Nice full bodied cab. Has nice flavor and finish. Hall’s Chophouse

9.0

Mark

Full bodied, balanced. At Ruth’s Chris in Scottsdale.

Full bodied, balanced. At Ruth’s Chris in Scottsdale.

9.3

Allaire Diandra Gaudette

Shared with Meghan and Olivia

Shared with Meghan and Olivia

9.0

Devin Bray

Great quality cab, but a bit of a fruit bomb!

Great quality cab, but a bit of a fruit bomb!

8.9

John Evans

plus plus

plus plus

9.1

Sean Christian

Surprisingly peppery and tannic, good once open but took some time. Very mild dark fruit, which was a nice change from the fruit forward standard.

Surprisingly peppery and tannic, good once open but took some time. Very mild dark fruit, which was a nice change from the fruit forward standard.

8.8

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