Faust Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is the statement about what a cutting-edge Napa Valley Cabernet can and should be. In 2020, Faust achieved the Holy Grail of balance between richness and freshness with a blend of fruit from their cool Coombsville vineyard (always the core of the Faust blend) with carefully selected, complementary lots from other cool sub-regions in the valley. The result is a Cabernet Sauvignon with broad varietal character, appealing herbal notes with generous ripe fruit, and depth and texture not often found at this price.
Aromas of fresh herbs, pungent cedar, and forest swirl in the glass with more delicate floral notes, black pepper, bittersweet chocolate, and crushed rock. On the palate, a little brambly-vine quality clings to blackberry flavors, and warmly spiced dark plum is layered with fresh herbs for a lively, sweet-savory balance. Fine tannins yield satisfyingly rich, velvety textures, while vibrant acidity keeps you coming back for another sip.