Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 93883
  • WE92
  • WN91
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

Blend: 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc

"The 2005 Faust delivers a Cabernet with precision and style - all of the aromatics, complexity and finesse that are the best of this vintage without giving up any power. A core of sweet, juicy black fruit, classic black cherry and blackberry flavors pick right up right on the palate where the aromas leave off."
- Charles Thomas & Aaron Pott, Winemakers

Critical Acclaim

"Medium garnet hue. Inviting scents of black cherry, mocha and raspberry with hints of leather and menthol. Vibrant acidity and juicy flavors of raspberry and cassis bolstered by robust tannins. Layered, lingering finish of espresso, mint and wild cherry."
91 Points

Learn About Faust

Faust, the wine, celebrates a legend which has inspired many great minds, among them the German poet Goethe, from whose masterpiece we draw our inspiration. In Goethe's most famous work, the aging scholar Dr. Faust barters his soul in the afterlife in exchange for another chance at youth. He gets his chance, yet ultimately his soul is saved by love. Faust is the epitome of the...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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