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Far Niente Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon

93 Points by Wilfred Wong 2013 Vintage

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The Rich History of Far Niente Estate

A forty-niner during the gold rush in 1885, John Benson established Far Niente Winery. Translated from the Italian phrase for “Not a care,” Far Niente Estate was built on a hillside in Oakville, on the western side. "Far Niente" was actually carved into a stone on the front of the building. Built to work as a gravity flow winery by transporting the grapes through every segment of production, Far Niente was successful until prohibition in 1919, when it was abandoned fell into disrepair. In 1979, sixty years later, Gil Nickel purchased the winery and its vineyard and began restoring the property and wine production. While working on the estate, he found the stone carving of "Far Niente", and his winery had a name.

Send Exclusive Far Niente Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon Gifts

Far Niente has bottled Cabernet Sauvignon since it's first vintage harvested in 1982, with the grapes hailing from its esteemed Martin Stelling Vineyard. This vineyard is found behind the winery, set against Oakville's western hills. Far Niente Estate Cabernet Sauvignon boasts aromas of berries, chocolate covered cherries, graphite and toasted oak. On the mouth, the entrance is smooth and is followed by intense, ripe red berry notes. It's focused and silky, building to a finish with notes of cedar and toasted oak. Here at GiftTree we love Far Niente Estate Bottled Cabernet Sauvignon so much, we had to make it available in a number of beautiful presentations. Our Far Niente Cabernet delivered gifts are always in style, always impressive and not easily forgotten.

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