2001 Franciscan Estate Magnificat Red Napa Valley
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154 Ratings
2001 Franciscan Estate Magnificat Red Napa Valley

Wine Description

(From «nv» Vintage) Appearance: Deep garnet. Aroma: Inviting aromas of dark cherry, sage, and red plums. Complex layers of ripe berries, with undertones of vanilla and cloves. Flavors: Full-bodied and textural, with ripe flavors of black plum and cherry, cocoa and cassis. A concentrated, rich palate with round tannins leads to a long finish interwoven with blackberry, anise and mocha.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) Supple and inviting with aromas of dark cherry and ripe Italian plums, the 2007 Magnificat is a rich and elegant interpretation of the traditional Bordeaux blend. Accentuated with notes of clove and tobacco, the Magnificat delivers Franciscan's signature concentration in deep layers of integrated boysenberry, dark cherry, and cocoa flavors. The mouthfeel is full and round, with warm complexity and notes of anise and mocha on the lengthy finish.

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    vmf

    delicious. could be confused with right bank Bordeaux. cedar box earth. over delivers for the price.

    10 months
Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Apr-06.