2005 Amuse Bouche Proprietary Red Magnum - 1500ml

2005 Amuse Bouche Proprietary Red Magnum - 1500ml

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2005 Amuse Bouche Proprietary Red Magnum - 95 pts!

Amuse Bouche is a Napa Valley winery that was established in 2002 by John Schwartz and prominent Napa winemaker Heidi Barrett. The winery's flagship Pomerol-inspired Merlot was created in response to Napa's famously elusive Cult Cabernet wines. Each label features a commissioned piece of art by a prominent artist.

The first vintage of Amuse Bouche was limited to 3000 bottles, and was produced from Merlot and Cabernet Franc grown in Oakville. Since then, production has increased to around 8400 bottles a year, and the grapes are now sourced from the eastern hills of Rutherford. 


Product Details

Varietal Proprietary Blend
Vintage 2005
Rating 95 RP
Bottle Size 1500 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country USA
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Amuse Bouche
Color Red
Wine Type Table

Robert Parker

Rating 95 RP - This 525-case blend of 90% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon shows notes of white chocolate, mocha, black cherry, and new barrique smells. It is well-made, still somewhat oaky, with medium to full-bodied flavors and a nice, structured style, especially for a Merlot. I wouldn't be surprised to see this put on a bit of weight once some tannin melts away and turn out to be outstanding. RP

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Winery Details

Varietal Proprietary Blend
Vintage 2005
Rating 95 RP
Barrels
French Oak 
Style
Bordeaux Blend
Owners
Heidi Barrett & John Schwartz 
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Amuse Bouche 
Winemaker
Heidi Barrett 
Production
500 cases (approx)

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