"Good bright ruby-red. Slightly higher-toned on the nose than the Howell Mountain offering, with sexy oak spices lift...Read more...
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Big and powerful! Wonderful structure and color. Howell Mt makes some of the very best Cabernets in Napa...or anywhere for that matter. A bigger wine than it's Howell Mt brother. But fantastic just the same! Cheers!
"Good bright ruby-red. Slightly higher-toned on the nose than the Howell Mountain offering, with sexy oak spices lifting aromas of blackberry, black cherry, licorice and bitter chocolate. Offers noteworthy intensity to its dusty spice and blackberry flavors. Fatter and sweeter than the Howell Mountain bottling. Finishes with lovely ripe tannins and building length. The tannins here make those of the Howell Mountain come off as a bit clenched. This is excellent...93+" IWC 05/12 "The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Mt. Veeder is impeccable from start to finish. It shows marvelous detail and completeness in its perfumed red berries, mint, flowers and licorice. Tar, ash and a host of other darker nuances add considerable complexity. This is a marvelous showing...95" WA 12/11
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