2015 Forman Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

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Tasting Notes:  

96 points Vinous

The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is dense, pliant and wonderfully expressive. Ric Forman’s wines are always on the restrained side, but the 2015 packs a good bit of punch. Sweet red cherry, raspberry, sage, mint, and rose petal overtones all add to the wine’s precision and nuance. In 2015, Forman took in fruit from Thorevilos, which he co-manages with David Abreu, but ultimately decided to add that juice to the Cabernet Sauvignon rather than bottle it separately. Dollops of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec round out the blend. This is one of the classiest wines of the vintage. (AG) (3/2018)

92-94 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, which came from yields half of what is normally routine, is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon followed by mostly Cabernet Franc and smaller quantities of Petit Verdot and Merlot. This wine, which is still in barrel, displays gorgeous blueberry and black raspberry notes with some licorice, truffle and forest floor. The wine has a dense ruby/purple color, medium to full body, a Bordeaux-like structure, but wonderful energy, purity and richness. (RP) (10/2016)

Bottle Size:

750 mL

Storage History:

Stored on it’s side in a climate controlled cellar since purchase. 

Condition:

Perfect.

Weight 4 lbs

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