Robert Craig Cellars Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 96399
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Winemaker's Notes

This concentrated yet graceful Cabernet Sauvignon presents bright, intense black and wild berry fruit, dusty mountain spice, white pepper, and herbal notes. This is a full-bodied, velvety-textured wine that conveys the best qualities of the acclaimed Howell Mountain appellation in the Valley's eastern mountain range.

Critical Acclaim

" The Howell Mountain is both rich and lean, with supple texture and tannic richness on the finish. It has a very ripe fruit character (blackberry, plum) with overtones of mint, cedar, kola nut, and aniseed."
92 Points

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Robert Craig Winery showcases four Cabernet Sauvignons produced from Napa Valley mountain and hillside vineyards, including Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon from their estate vineyard, Affinity, a classic Bordeaux-style Cabernet, and powerhouse Cabernets from Mount Veeder and Spring Mountain. Each wine conveys a unique personality derived from the soils, climate and varietal...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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