• WA: 92

    Wine Advocate Score

    92

    Close
  • WS: 91

    Wine Spectator Score

    91

    Close

Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1985

Winemaker's Notes:

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. The Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is usually more approachable at a younger age with it’s softer tannins.

  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • + List It
  • + Critic Score

    Submit a Critic Score

    Score:

    Name of Critic:

    Close
4.04 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
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 Napa Valley

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

Last Tasted 8/92 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1985 Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 750ml


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

Tight, firm and well structured, with compact, deeply concentrated currant, anise and floral flavors. The taut structure remains intact through the slightly dry, somewhat rustic finish, where it gains a wonderful complexity.--Cabernet Challenge. (JL) Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1985 Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/21/2012

Intense and concentrated, packed with ripe cassis, cherry and currant flavors that are rich and elegant. The acidity and tannins are crisp and juicy, offering great potential for the cellar. A real mouthful of Cabernet. Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1985 Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 1500ml



All Prices

Shipping to:

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. The Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is usually more approachable at a younger age with it’s softer tannins.

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists








Snooth Media Network