Posts Tagged Howell Mountain

2009 Duckhorn ‘Howell Mountain’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Duckhorn ages its Howell Mountain-designated Cabernet a year longer than its Napa Valley bottling prior to release, and the 2009 vintage is a superb wine. Opaque dark purple in color, lightening at the rim, this wine has a rich nose of vanilla,... Read more

01 Howell Mountain Zinfandel, Old Vines

Sedate and claret-style, but with enough jammy fruit and black pepper to let you know that you are drinking Zinfandel. There’s a good dollop of sweet fruit in the mouth, but some noticeable heat on the finish. MSRP: $24 (January 2004) Wine... Read more

1996 St. Clement Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain

Served from a magnum, the wine is still young, with a dark ruby color. Complex and a bit closed yet, offering up dusty currant fruit, tobacco leaf, cedar, olive and mocha. The tannins are just starting to soften up. MSRP: N/A (August... Read more

1995 St. Clement Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

The black color correctly reflects the massiveness of the blackberry, cassis, cedar, coffee and anise in this fruit-packed Cab. Still a year-and-a-half away from release. Watch for it. MSRP: N/A (December 1997) Wine Lines rating: 95... Read more