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2016 Robert Craig AffinityBlend from United States

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"Reflecting the attributes of the La Londe Vineyard in the foothills of Mount George, our Affinity Cabernet is grown at 400’ of elevation on sparse, volcanic soils. This is the...

  • 93 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
  • 92 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
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About

93

This subtly tarry blend of 80 percent cabernet sauvignon with merlot, cabernet franc, malbec and petit verdot, offers a nicely resolved array of blackcurrant aromas and flavors with fine and fresh tanins. Drink or hold.

92 Antonio Galloni - Vinous

The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Affinity is a gorgeous entry-level offering. Ripe and plummy, with striking up-front fruit, the 2016 has a lot to offer, including tons of immediacy and sheer appeal. Super-ripe red cherry, raspberry jam, vanilla and sweet spice add to the wine's racy, inviting personality. The Affinity is now mostly (85%) estate grown fruit from a site in Coombsville.

Product Description:

"Reflecting the attributes of the La Londe Vineyard in the foothills of Mount George, our Affinity Cabernet is grown at 400’ of elevation on sparse, volcanic soils. This is the third release of Affinity as an estate grown wine and our most successful to date. The 2016 has the power to cellar for decades, yet is supple enough to enjoy while young." - Winery

Product Detail

Item # 113771
Country United States
Region California
Sub-Region Napa
Ratings

93 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

92 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous

Vintage 2016
Color Red
ABV 14.8%
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, lead, cedar, molasses, dark fruit, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast, tar, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, earth, green and mocha
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, mocha, leather, vanilla, tobacco, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, broccoli, berry, flower and spice