ITEM 65478

1995 Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch Napa Valley

$324.98

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Wine Rating:

95WA

Bottle Size

750ml

Vintage

1995

Country/State

california

Wine Region

napa

Variety

cabernet sauvignon

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 95 points

The 1995 Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch is a strikingly superb Cabernet Sauvignon. Although it includes 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Merlot in the blend, I would never have guessed that. Aged in 100% new Taransaud barrels (as are all Abreu's wines), this wine boasts an opaque purple color, in addition to a fabulous bouquet of blueberries, blackberries, cassis, licorice, minerals, and smoky, toasty oak. The wine's aromatics soar from the glass, and in the mouth, the bouquet's promise is fulfilled. A thick, juicy, black fruit character comes across in cascades of fruit, glycerin, and extract. All of this has been buttressed by sweet tannin and good acidity. A voluptuously-textured, blockbuster, yet remarkably harmonious wine, it is one of the finest efforts of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2025.

Review Date: December 1998