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2010 Faust Video Tasting Notes

Vintage Information | 04-15-13 | Faust

Click here to view the 2010 Faust tasting notes featuring winemaker Charles Thomas

93 Points from

Accolades | 03-06-13 | Faust

"Dense and powerful, yet not over the top, the 2010 Faust delivers sweet black fruit supported by the signature suave tannins of Huneeus’s wines.  But there’s more than just fruit in the glass.  Engaging spice, herbal notes and bright acidity make you want to take another sip." -- Michael Apstein

Faust 2010 WineReviewOnline Accolade
2009 Faust Video

Vintage Information | 06-04-12 | Faust

Click Here to view the 2009 Faust Video featuring Charles Thomas 

2012 Wine and Spirits Poll

Accolades | 04-01-12 | Wine & Spirits

Faust is named a sommelier favorite in the 23nd Annual Restaurant poll.

"Highly Recommended" 2008 Faust

Accolades | 06-01-11 | San Francisco Chronicle

"Agustin Huneeus (Quintessa) started this label in part to harness vineyards in Napa's emerging Coombsville region, and the delicacy here signals that area's potential for less-ripe, less in-you-face fruit.  Sweet spice (think all spice) amid a slightly juicy profile- cassis and raspberry, with an orange-like tang.

Faust Places on the Wine and Spirits 22nd Annual Restaurant Poll

Accolades | 04-01-11 | Wine & Spirits

Faust is named a sommelier favorite in the 22nd Annual Restaurant poll.

New York Times Names Faust Top Napa Cab

Accolades | 02-28-11 | The New York Times

“Napa Cabernet’s Class of 2007”“We found the Georges de Latour Private Reserve from Beaulieu...for $90, down from $120...and we got Beringer Vineyards Private Reserve, another $120 bottle, for $85.Even so, our No. 1 wine was a $47 bottle from Faust, owned by Agustin Huneeus...It displayed not only the freshness of...

"Top Special Occasion Wine!" 2007 Faust

Accolades | 11-01-10 | Sunset

"Soft tannins and great aromatics wrap around a classic core of black currant, cherry, and licorice."

2010 Vintage Notes

Vintage Information | | Faust

"The 2010 vintage saw cool spring temperatures and moderate rainfall that pushed bud break, flowering and fruit-set back about two weeks.  Cooler temperatures continued into summer which made canopy management essential.  A late summer heat spike helped the small, concentrated berries advance on their quest for ripeness.  Extensive selective picking and...

2009 Vintage Notes

Vintage Information | | Faust

"The 2009 vintage brought moderate spring weather with alternating warm and cool days, which was very similar to the last few years.  Early and mid-summer temperatures were temperate with expected warm spells.  Late summer heat pushed flavor development and ripening in the crop of small, concentrated berries.