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Cade Plumpjack Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Estate 2010

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94 points Antonio Galloni (Wine Advocate): The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Howell Mountain stands out for its balance, a rare feat on Howell Mountain in this vintage. Mocha, chocolate, cloves, plums and black cherries meld together effortlessly in this nicely balanced Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2010 isn't a blockbuster, but it is a solid effort for the year. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025. (Dec 2012)

Region: USA » California » Napa » Howell Mountain

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Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
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PlumpJack Winery:
All fourteen of the PlumpJack business enterprises thrive on the unique philosophy of the company's "core ideology," designed to initiate the roguish spirit of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (Henry IV), dubbed Plump Jack by Queen Elizabeth-hence the company name. Closer to home, San Francisco composer and philanthropist, Gordon Getty, wrote an opera he called "Plump Jack." The fun-loving and i... Read more
All fourteen of the PlumpJack business enterprises thrive on the unique philosophy of the company's "core ideology," designed to initiate the roguish spirit of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (Henry IV), dubbed Plump Jack by Queen Elizabeth-hence the company name. Closer to home, San Francisco composer and philanthropist, Gordon Getty, wrote an opera he called "Plump Jack." The fun-loving and irreverent spirit of PlumpJack clearly excited the sensibilities of Gordon's close friend and business associate, Gavin Newsom. Read less

94 points Antonio Galloni (Wine Advocate): The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Howell Mountain stands out for its balance, a rare feat on Howell Mountain in this vintage. Mocha, chocolate, cloves, plums and black cherries meld together effortlessly in this nicely balanced Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2010 isn't a blockbuster, but it is a solid effort for the year. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025. (Dec 2012)

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