Robert Craig Affinity 2016
SKU: robe-crai-affi-c-2016

Robert Craig Affinity 2016

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The 2016 Affinity Cabernet is gorgeous, with up-front ripe and plummy fruit. The older vines at La Londe Vineyard deliver lovely, ripe red cherry and raspberry jam on the palate, with hints of vanilla and sweet spice rounding out this wine's inviting personality. This release shows well upon release - with a beautiful, inherent suppleness - but a year or two (or a decade) of cellar time will help the wine show its best.
James Suckling
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"Very pretty stones, oyster shell, blueberries and underbrush character. The palate is very composed with lots of bright, tangy fruit, grainy tannins and a minerally yet at the same time fruit-driven finish. A unique wine. A blend of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, malbec and petit verdot. Drink in 2020 even if delicious now."

Wine Advocate
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Blended of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 4% Malbec, the deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Affinity has baked berries, cherry cordial, spice box and tobacco on the nose with a full body, plush texture and just enough fruit, giving a savory finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, January 31, 2019