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2005 Robert Foley - Claret Proprietary Blend - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Proprietary Blend
Producer Notes

Winemaker Robert Foley began his winemaking career in 1977, working at Heitz Winery before becoming founding winemaker at Markham, where he developed the style of Merlot that helped make the variety a mega-trend in the 1980s. Following his success at Markham, Foley is perhaps best known for his tenure with Pride and Paloma. He still keeps a coterie of clients including School House, Switchback... More »

Score
94
VF 93
WS 89
IWC 93
WA 94
Drink Dates
VF: 2009-2017 WA: 2007-2022 WS: 2008-2013
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IWC 93
Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 138

($110; a 90/10 blend of cabernet sauvignon and merlot) Saturated bright ruby color. Liqueur-like aromas of black cherry, raspberry and mocha; high-toned in a positive way. A sweet, powerful fruit bomb on the palate, with perfectly integrated acidity giving shape and grip to the dark berry and cherry flavors. Firm underlying minerality contributes to the wine's very fresh impression. Finishes with terrific aromatic persistence.

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WA 94
Source Wine Advocate
Issue 174
Drink Dates 2007-2022

The prodigious 2005 Claret possesses a dense purple color in addition to beautiful aromas of creme de cassis, smoke, graphite, and cedar. Full-bodied, opulent, and voluptuously-textured with superb depth and purity in addition to a savory mouthfeel, and a surprisingly fleshy, forward personality, it should last for 10-15 years, but who will be able to resist it for that long?

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WS 89
Source Wine Spectator
Drink Dates 2008-2013

Smooth, showing spicy currant, dried berry and a hint of prune, with mocha, sage, cedar, dried berry and herbal scents, ending with firm, dry tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. 1,700 cases made.

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VF 93
Source Vinfolio
Issue 178
Drink Dates 2009-2017

Shows a concentrated, sweet, nectar like nose of berry, currant and licorice. The palate is very extracted and rich with seamless balance of sweet, round fruit and solid acid profile.

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Author sbind
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.928%
Tasted On 02/01/2013
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Author Johnnymd
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.62%
Tasted On 08/02/2012

Continues to amaze

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Author quesyrah
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 93.333%
Tasted On 06/18/2011

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Author VinoDeparture
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.385%
Tasted On 05/14/2010
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Author gd10102
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 80.795%
Tasted On 09/30/2009
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