Amuse Bouche Napa Valley Red 2016 750ml
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Amuse Bouche Napa Valley Red 2016

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  • v92

750ml
$299.99

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Amuse Bouche 2016, made in the Pomerol style, is a blend of 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc from our vineyards on Rutherford's eastern hillside in Napa Valley (hint, hint). We managed to produce 750 cases; and we believe this vintage will be remembered as one of Napa's best.
Wine Advocate
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A blend of 86% Merlot and 14% Cabernet Franc, the medium garnet-purple colored 2016 Proprietary Red Blend Amuse Bouche sings of crushed red and black plums, black cherry compote, Ceylon tea, licorice and Indian spices with a waft of potpourri. The palate is medium to full-bodied, exquisitely elegant with firm yet satiny tannins, refreshing, perfumed, spicy and very long with savory notions coming through.

October 29, 2018
Vinous
  • v92

The 2016 Amuse Bouche is very delicate and polished in this vintage, with lovely aromatics from the Franc adding nuance to a core of Merlot fruit. Crushed rose petal, espresso, plum, sweet red cherry, menthol and mocha meld together in this understated, polished wine from Amuse Bouche.

December 2018