2001 Franciscan Estate Magnificat Meritage2 Ratings
2001 Franciscan Estate Magnificat Meritage
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Wine.comFrom each vintage we compose Magnificat, a red Meritage wine that best expresses the unique terroir of our Oakville Estate. Blending creates a harmonious wine which is ultimately more thaneach of its individual elements: Cabernet Sauvignon for structure, Merlot for suppleness, and Cabernet Franc for spice and aroma. Determining the exact composition of the final blend is an art form, making each vintage distinctive and unique. Appearance: Deep ruby red. Aroma: Cherry, black licorice, vanilla. Fla...
90"Surprisingly tannic and closed for an '01 Napa, but this may be a stylistic decision. It's a very fine wine, well balanced and rich in oak and blackberry-cherry fruit. Totally dry, but those tannins really lock up the flavors. Best after 2010."
Wine EnthusiastRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast