Howell Mountain Cabernet 2004

Atlas Peak, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain, Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 The nose features sweet and toasty oak with a sense of brandied berries warmed on the stove. In the mouth the wine is chewy and tart, craving a piece of red meat. Produced and bottled in Napa 13.7% $85 at the winery, a gift to the class from the SFCWC Atlas Peak

Howell Mountain Vineyards, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain, Beatty Ranch, Black Sears Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 The fruit is evolving in a raisined direction, while the mouth is quite supple with generous acidity and great length – an elegant wine from the mountain. Produced and bottled in Angwin 13.9%, was $67.80 at Christopher’s Wine & Cheese but since sold out Howell Mountain Vineyards

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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