Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Small berries and ideal microclimates contribute to great color, depth and flavor
Wine Advocate(1994 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 114 on Dec-97
Wine Spectator(1994 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/97
Wine Spectator(1998 Vintage) "Many of us feel that this release by Freemark Abbey rivals last year Cabernet that was included on Wine Spectators Top 100 Wines of the Year list. Freemark Abbey, long known for their exceptional Cabernets, has long been known as a winery that takes special care in selecting and producing their wine . . . and they are awarded well for it . . . Last year’s regular Cabernet earned a 91 point score from the Wine Spectator. One of the great boutique wineries in all of California, the 1998 offering i...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(2001 Vintage) 13% Merlot; 7% Cabernet Franc; 4% Petit Verdot. While we find no fault with this bottling's very proper varietal themes of cherries, oak and herbs, the one wants for more volume, more range and more overall intensity to be much more than a clean but somewhat hollowed-out wine.
Wine Enthusiast(2001 Vintage)