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1984

Freemark Abbey has a history in the Napa Valley, and Rutherford in particular, dating back to 1899. Over the years, the winery certainly played a part in developing the area’s world wide reputation. Today, all that time and experience is behind every bottle, so it is no surprise when you taste the quality in every sip.

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Freemark Abbey 2010 Sycamore Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape(s): 85 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 7 % Merlot, 6 % Cabernet Franc, & 2% Petit Verdot

Region: Rutherford, Napa Valley

Price: 95-100

Tasting Notes:

Aromas of blackberries, cherries, and cassis mingle with notes of sweet spice and cedar on the nose. Flavors of bramble fruit, black cherry, and currant interweave with elements of all-spice, earth, and oak on the palate. Elegant and complex, there’s a lot to love about this wine. 1,500 cases produced.

Rating: 93

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Freemark Abbey 2010 Cabernet Bosche

Grape(s): 95 % Cabernet Sauvignon & 5% Merlot

Region: Rutherford, Napa Valley

Price: 95-100

Tasting Notes:

Fragrances of cherries, blackberries, and plums are accented by traces of fresh herbs, smoky oak, and mocha on the nose. A sip delivers flavors of black cherry, plum, and boysenberry that unfold into suggestions of thyme, toasty oak, and earth. Supple tannins and rich fruit make this wine a fine match for lamb. 1,500 cases were made.

Rating: 91

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Freemark Abbey 2012 Merlot Bosche

Grape(s): 98% Merlot & 2 % Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Rutherford, Napa Valley

Price: 55-60

Tasting Notes:

A bouquet of black cherry, boysenberry, sweet spice, and toasty oak greets the senses. The palate offers flavors of black plums, sweet cherries, and ripe blackberries, alongside nuances of dark chocolate, clove, and smoky oak. With balanced tannins and opulent fruit, fans of Merlot should not pass this bottle up. 379 cases produced.

Rating: 90

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Freemark Abbey 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape(s): 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 1 % Petit Verdot, & 1% Malbec

Region: Napa Valley, Ca

Price: 45-50

Tasting Notes:

Aromatics of blackberries, cassis, and cherries meld with hints of white pepper, cocoa, and Italian herbs on the nose. With a sip, flavors of bramble fruit, cherry, and currant emerge, accented by whispers of clove, pepper, and herbs. Welcoming tannins and lively flavors make this wine an ideal match for a juicy rib-eye. 37, 396 cases were made.

Rating: 91