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Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Dancing Bear Ranch 2007

Winemaker's Notes:

Our 2007 Dancing Bear displays the intriguing dance of intensity and elegance that has become this mountain wine’s trademark. High-toned aromas of freshly crushed boysenberries, dark cherries and forest-floor spice (imagine walking in a pine forest after a light summer rainfall) introduce a big, dense, tightly wound palate packed with marvelously rich and concentrated black cherry, boysenberry and blackberry flavors, which are enhanced by savory clove, cocoa and vanilla tones. Beautifully structured and with great reserves of intense fruit supported by round, beautifully integrated tannins, this dramatic mountain red will delight wine lovers now and over the next decade.

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Cakebread Cellars:
Cakebread Cellars is located in the heart of the Napa Valley on Highway 29 between Oakville and Rutherford. Family owned and operated for 36 years, we pride ourselves on making full flavored, balanced and elegant wines.

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Snooth User: Wine Fire
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4.00 5
12/05/2010

This is a big, gorgeous wine, showing both elegance and power. Cardboard notes open on the nose followed by a generous array of fruity scents. On the palate, cassis is abundant up front. Strong structured tannins create a velvety mouthfeel, which is soon filled with crisply-dealt red and dark fruits. Chocolate and tobacco provide a subtle background, and a wonderful, peppery, spicy finish commands attention for a full 60 seconds.


Snooth User: aghenry2
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3.00 5
04/21/2011

Three glasses


External Reviews for Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Dancing Bear Ranch

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Source: NapaCabs.com
07/06/2011

Winemaker's Tasting Notes - Our 2007 Dancing Bear displays the intriguing dance of intensity and elegance that has become this mountain wine s trademark. High-toned aromas of freshly crushed boysenberries, dark cherries and forest-floor spice (imagine walking in a pine forest after a light summer rainfall) introduce a big, dense, tightly wound palate packed with marvelously rich and concentrated black cherry, boysenberry and blackberry flavors, which are enhanced by savory clove, cocoa and vanilla tones. Beautifully structured and with great reserves of intense fruit supported by round, beautifully integrated tannins, this dramatic mountain red will delight wine lovers now and over the next decade.



Our 2007 Dancing Bear displays the intriguing dance of intensity and elegance that has become this mountain wine’s trademark. High-toned aromas of freshly crushed boysenberries, dark cherries and forest-floor spice (imagine walking in a pine forest after a light summer rainfall) introduce a big, dense, tightly wound palate packed with marvelously rich and concentrated black cherry, boysenberry and blackberry flavors, which are enhanced by savory clove, cocoa and vanilla tones. Beautifully structured and with great reserves of intense fruit supported by round, beautifully integrated tannins, this dramatic mountain red will delight wine lovers now and over the next decade.

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