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Date Printed: 10/30/2014
Dunn Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
Dunn Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
(search item no. 90431)
collectible wine
has fluid
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older vintages

The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 10/30/2014: $99.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 James Suckling rating: 98 points
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 98 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 96 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 97 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2006 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 95 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2005 James Suckling rating: 95 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2005 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 94 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2002 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2000 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
1995 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
1995 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 95 points
1994 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 97 points
1994 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
1994 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1993 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
1993 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1991 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
1991 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1989 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1987 Wine Spectator rating: 97 points
1987 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
1987 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
1983 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1980 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Highly concentrated, full-bodied and generous. Almost jammy fruit. Lighter in acidity than other vintages, this wine impresses with it's roundness and voluptuousness of structure. The fruit tannins are firm and present. The wine finishes very long.
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About Dunn Vineyards:

High atop Howell Mountain, nestled among 150-year-old fir trees, is Dunn Vineyards. Since 1979 the Dunn's have been producing Cabernet Sauvignon. Their total production is now at 4500 cases, split between the Howell Mountain and Napa Valley appellations.