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Faust 2020 The Pact Cabernet Sauvignon Coombsville Napa Valley
The 2020 growing season posed a challenge for winemaker David Jelinek starting with a frost after bud break and a heat wave before harvest. Rainfall was only 10 inches which is about half of normal, but thankfully the reservoir was well filled, and irrigation was an available option. The 2020 is almost inky purple in the glass with aromas of blueberries, brown baking spices, and a lifted whiff of cocoa powder. Flavors of pencil lead, cassis, and juicy red raspberry are prevalent on the palate and are well integrated with velvety tannins. The finish is juicy with a pleasant closing splash of acidity.s.