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18 Ratings
Robert Foley Vineyards Claret Napa Valley

Wine Details

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) The 2005 vintage produced some beautifullly extracted red wines with superb balance. This vintage of Claret is a blend of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot, opaque and ripe as can be. Aromas of super ripe black cherries introduce this big broad Cabernet and there are plenty of youthful chewy tannins to guarantee long graceful aging potential.

(2005 Vintage) Saturated bright ruby color. Liqueur-like aromas of black cherry, raspberry and mocha; high-toned in a positive way. A sweet, powerful fruit bomb on the palate, with perfectly integrated acidity givin...

(2005 Vintage) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:  94 points

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2004 Vintage) This very dark purple wine opens with a very aromatic blackberry like bouquet with hints of menthol, spice, and a touch of heat. On the palate, this full bodied wine is well balanced, smooth, and ha...
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03