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Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 1987

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

...Blackberry, cassis, cracked pepper, minerals, maple syrup and tar on the nose. Smooth but powerful in the mouth, with dark berry and mineral flavors enlivened by excellent vinosity. A dense, highly aromatic wine with terrific verve. Finishes with ... Stephen Tanzer. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1987 Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 750ml

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Dunn Vineyards:
Dunn Vineyards produces two labels, Howell Mountain and Napa Valley. Both wines are one hundred percent cabernet sauvignon. We produce around 2500 cases of Howell Mountain and about 1500 cases of Napa Valley. The Howell Mountain wines consist of one hundred percent Howell Mountain fruit. The Napa Valley wines include up to 15% Napa Valley floor fruit with the remainder of the fruit coming fr... Read more
Dunn Vineyards produces two labels, Howell Mountain and Napa Valley. Both wines are one hundred percent cabernet sauvignon. We produce around 2500 cases of Howell Mountain and about 1500 cases of Napa Valley. The Howell Mountain wines consist of one hundred percent Howell Mountain fruit. The Napa Valley wines include up to 15% Napa Valley floor fruit with the remainder of the fruit coming from Howell Mountain. This floor fruit contributes to the wine's softer approach, even though the wines usually can be laid down for 15+ years. Read less

External Reviews for Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/10/2009

...Blackberry, cassis, cracked pepper, minerals, maple syrup and tar on the nose. Smooth but powerful in the mouth, with dark berry and mineral flavors enlivened by excellent vinosity. A dense, highly aromatic wine with terrific verve. Finishes with ... Stephen Tanzer. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1987 Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/25/2011

The massive 1987 Cabernet Sauvignon-Howell Mountain is super-rich, extremely tannic, and very long. It needs at least 7-8 years to soften and should last for up to 20. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1987 Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/03/2009

A powerful, young wine, even at age 10. Dark, ripe, intense and deeply concentrated, this one is years from peaking. Packed with a rich, earthy core of currant, mineral, anise, sage and cedar. Quite tannic in this tasting, the fruit poured through on... Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1987 Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 750ml




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