Got an
account?
Log In
 
 
Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 2005, 750mL (WA94, ST93) from The BPW - Merchants of rare and fine wines.

Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain

750mL

Vintage: 2005
Region: US
Appellation: Howell Mountain, Napa

WA94, ST93
Rated 94 points by Robert Parker`s Wine Advocate: `The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain is a huge, powerful wine that is starting to show the very earliest signs of development. An exotic melange of smoke, tar, camphor and licorice leads to expressive, fleshy fruit as the 2005 opens up in the glass. Hints of tobacco, leather, licorice and spices are layered into the finish. This is a gorgeous wine with lovely mid-palate presence and fleshiness. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2035.`Additional Notes from the Wine Advocate: `I tasted a large number of wines with Randy Dunn this year. These are some of the most powerful, age worthy Cabernets being made in Napa Valley today. Dunn is very much an iconoclast who follows his own convictions. Picking is a bit earlier here than elsewhere throughout the valley. Dunn isn`t too concerned if stems occasionally make it into the fermenter. A fervent advocate of lower-alcohol wines, Dunn makes no apologies for removing alcohol from his wines if they come in above 14%. Personally, that strikes me as a totally unnecessary intervention, but it`s hard to argue with the quality of what is in the bottle, and ultimately that is what counts most. The Napa Valley bottling includes purchased fruit from the valley floor and is typically a slightly more accessible wine, while the Howell Mountain is a much tougher wine that typically demands 20 years to enter its early peak. These Cabernets are for the patient, but make no mistake about it, in top vintages the Howell Mountain is one of the great wines, not just of California, but of the world. Readers who want to explore these wines without waiting several decades may want to start with the 2005 or 2007 Napa Valley bottlings, both of which are somewhat accessible at this stage.` -- Antonio Galloni in Robert Parker`s Wine Advocate


$79.00

OUT OF STOCK
Read CellarTracker Wine Reviews

Dunn Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain

750mL

Vintage: 2005
Region: US
Appellation: Howell Mountain, Napa

WA94, ST93
Rated 94 points by Robert Parker`s Wine Advocate: `The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain is a huge, powerful wine that is starting to show the very earliest signs of development. An exotic melange of smoke, tar, camphor and licorice leads to expressive, fleshy fruit as the 2005 opens up in the glass. Hints of tobacco, leather, licorice and spices are layered into the finish. This is a gorgeous wine with lovely mid-palate presence and fleshiness. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2035.`Additional Notes from the Wine Advocate: `I tasted a large number of wines with Randy Dunn this year. These are some of the most powerful, age worthy Cabernets being made in Napa Valley today. Dunn is very much an iconoclast who follows his own convictions. Picking is a bit earlier here than elsewhere throughout the valley. Dunn isn`t too concerned if stems occasionally make it into the fermenter. A fervent advocate of lower-alcohol wines, Dunn makes no apologies for removing alcohol from his wines if they come in above 14%. Personally, that strikes me as a totally unnecessary intervention, but it`s hard to argue with the quality of what is in the bottle, and ultimately that is what counts most. The Napa Valley bottling includes purchased fruit from the valley floor and is typically a slightly more accessible wine, while the Howell Mountain is a much tougher wine that typically demands 20 years to enter its early peak. These Cabernets are for the patient, but make no mistake about it, in top vintages the Howell Mountain is one of the great wines, not just of California, but of the world. Readers who want to explore these wines without waiting several decades may want to start with the 2005 or 2007 Napa Valley bottlings, both of which are somewhat accessible at this stage.` -- Antonio Galloni in Robert Parker`s Wine Advocate


$79.00

OUT OF STOCK
Read CellarTracker Wine Reviews





 

Similar wines from this varietal & region

This list represents wines that are very similar (for a variety of reasons) to the wine you are currently considering. They exhibit similar characteristics and share other traits (such as varietal, price, and professional ratings). There are some very cool things here - take a look - and as always feel free to contact us directly for questions!

Similar wines from this varietal & region

This list represents wines that are very similar (for a variety of reasons) to the wine you are currently considering. They exhibit similar characteristics and share other traits (such as varietal, price, and professional ratings). There are some very cool things here - take a look - and as always feel free to contact us directly for questions!

SHOW MORE
Wolf Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley -- 2009 (2) $89.97  
Bond Quella -- 2009 1.5L (1) WA96, ST94+, WS94 $699.00  
Waterstone Cabernet Sauvignon -- 2011 1.5L (30) $47.95  
Schrader Cellars Proprietary Red Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard Old Sparky -- 2011 1.5L (1) WA95  OWC $749.00  
Peter Paul Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley -- 2008 750mL (7) $33.00  
Malk Cabernet Sauvignon Stag`s Leap District -- 2010 (22) $79.95  
Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon -- 2009 750mL (1) WA99 $195.00  
Gemstone Proprietary Red -- 2001 750mL (4) WA94, ST92, WS92 $99.00  
Maybach Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Materium -- 2005 750mL (1) WA96 $155.00  
Capture Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Revelation -- 2009 750ml (2) WE95 $89.00  
Harlan Estate Proprietary Red -- 2002 750mL (2) WA100, WS99 $895.00  
Stone The Crows Cabernet Sauvignon Three Twins Vineyard -- 2011 (6) WE95 $84.99  
Parry Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Saint Helena -- 2004 750mL (1)  stl $35.00  
Levy and McClellan Cabernet Sauvignon Ampersand (&) -- 2007 750mL (1) $159.00  
Paradigm Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Estate -- 2010 (2) $74.95  
Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard CCS -- 2009 750mL (1) WA96+, WS95 $345.00  
Round Pond Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford -- 2011 (5) AG94 $47.00  
Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard T6 -- 2011 750mL (1) WA93 $269.00  
Schrader Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer George III Vineyard -- 2010 750mL (1) WA96, WS95 $325.00  
Bond Pluribus -- 2010 750mL (1) AG98, WA97 $395.00  
 

Got an
account?
Log In