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40 Ratings
Robert Craig Winery Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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Wine Description

(2010 Vintage) It is a stunning wine with an opaque purple color and sweet, broad notes of licorice, plum, blueberry, blackberry, and cassis, as well as a hint of crushed rock. The oak is subtle and the wine savory, rich, and full-bodied, with remarkably sweet tannins,

(2010 Vintage) Aroma: A delicious mélange of dark black berries, dark-roast espresso and hints of anisette opens up to reveal underlying warm mineral notes, cassis, violets and spice. Flavors: Signature black and red fruit flows freely across the palate, entwined with more espresso, dark chocolate, and touches of violet and licorice. A warm mineral component echoes the wine’s foothills heritage. Finish: Firm, supple tannins along the base of the wine keep the luscious fruit aloft through a generous finish, bolstered by crisp acidity. General: A dense, racy and balanced Cabernet Sauvignon that is the perfect match for a ribeye.

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    Velvet. Excellent nose. Bold, but soft. Yum. Bought a nottle.

    about 3 years
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  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/17/2013
  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/10/2011