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Robert Foley 2011 "Claret" US Red Blend, CA

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)
Price: $110
KWG Score: 91.5
No. Professional Ratings: 2
# of Cases: 450
This dark ruby colored Claret from Robert Foley opens with a fragrant black currant bouquet with hints of black cherry, oak and leather. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced, rich, and smooth. The flavor profile is black currant with notes of dark chocolate and mild oak. We also detected hints of blueberry, cherry and mint towards the end. The finish is dry and its well managed mild tannins fade away nicely. This wine is very well built and the panel suggested that it would pair perfectly with a filet mignon. Enjoy - KWGTP


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