Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting Notes: Blueberry, Black Cherry, Oak, Spice
When it comes to an old-school style of Napa Cab, benchmark producers like Dunn have been diligently carrying the torch for decades making the kind of age-worthy, terroir-driven Cabernet that put California on the map. very beginning in 1979. Randy Dunn, is one of the iconic Napa winemakers. His winemaking style is typically more restrained than many others. His wines are structured and age worthy, regardless of vintages.
The 2014 Howell Mountain Cabernet shows off firm tannins, underpinned by vibrant acidity On the palate lots and lots of intense flavors such as blue and black fruits, licorice, mocha, earth, truffle, espresso, black cherry, cassis, graphite, incense, spice, herbs, and rich soil notes. While you can open one of these right now and enjoy it’s more youthful qualities, this is absolutely a wine for the back of the cellar where it will develop gracefully.