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Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Ron R
9.6

In the glass, you can see the deep extraction. The nose displays blueberry pie and maple syrup. Palate is dense and focused. Tannins create an upright structure, combined with supple acidity. Finishes textured and sweet. Overall, a thrilling presentation. — 6 days ago

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@Brandon Thurber, based on the 16 vintage, you’re in for a real treat. There’s no shame in TRB’s game...
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All their stuff is good @Brandon Thurber
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Going to be tough to pass up now. Thanks, gents.

Outpost

Howell Mountain Zinfandel 2016

Great drinking wine — 5 months ago

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Scribe

Outpost East Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

From the east facing slopes of Atlas Peak - Scribe had rich fruit, powerful tannins and great feel on the palate. — 9 months ago

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with Amit and Norman
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Outpost

True Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

This is an absolutely epic wine.. smooth yet beautifully extracted with notes of blueberries, blackberries and light plum sauce! Soft tannins ... a beauty!! — 6 days ago

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Yeah baby!!!

Outpost

Howell Mountain Grenache 2017

Distinctive and aromatic! Wild strawberry, rose potpourri, chicken feed, mint and cinnamon. Light in body and clear at the edge. All my wine geekiness chortled in excitement. — a month ago

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Morgado

Red Blend 2016

Nice red blend from Morgado! A little lean when compared the outpost cab we had before it.. but that’s probably not a fair comparison! Solid wine nonetheless👍🏻 — 8 months ago

Shay, Ron and 2 others liked this

Outpost

The Other Howell Mountain Petite Sirah 2015

Couldn’t help myself. Silky smooth. 15.5% abv, but you hardly notice it. So ridiculously purple, so ridiculously good — a year ago

Outpost

Immigrant True Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

This 2012 BDX blend could easily go another 7 years. It is still bound up (aeration required) and seething with intense blackberries, black currant and firm tannins. After mild aeration, the darker fruit gives way to a little bit of ripe cherry, tobacco and some faint but of vanilla. After heavy aeration, the vanilla comes out more noticeably on the nose, dominating everything else basically, with a hint of cherry at the end. On the palette the jamminess starts to show through, with ripe cherry and red plum overshadowing the tobacco and finishing with a strong white pepper note. — a month ago

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Rudius

Sugarloaf Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2014

Because who doesn’t love to celebrate national Cab Franc day? @rudiuswines is Brittany & Jeff Ames label. Jeff was an early understudy to Thomas Brown, working on Schrader, Maybach, and Outpost amongst others while he developed his own client list, including Tor Kenward, Boich, and Anthem. It’s worth noting that the wines Jeff has produced for Tor have been some of my favorites for at least a decade.

The 2014 Rudius Cabernet Franc Sugarloaf Vineyard Napa Valley envelopes your plate with a captivating display of mouthwatering raspberry, savory loam, sweet tobacco, and just the right hint of bell pepper before the cocoa powder dusted finish rocks your world. Delicious is an understatement. This was so spectacular I opened it two nights in a row (run don’t walk to Sunshine and steal it for $40). #delicious
#rediculouslydelicious
— 2 months ago

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Sounds like a must try.
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This sounds awesome.

Vineyard 29

Aida Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

David T
9.5

The 2015 was paired with “Braised Short Rib over Pomm Purée Dressed with Au Ju.”

Had to take speed notes on this one as we were running late to Outpost.

The nose shows beautiful ripe fruits of; dark cherries, blackberries, black raspberries, big plum, beautiful medium spice, beautiful baking spices, fresh violets and purple flowers.

The body is full and fresh. Tannins are soft and round. The structure & tension big. Well balanced. The acidity nice and round. The finish is beautiful elegant rich and even start to finish.

Photos of; Vineyard 29, the top view of their large oak vat fermenters, Estate Cabernet grapes and the patio view from Vineyard 29.
— a year ago

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@David T David looks like a beautiful winery and one that I will have to add to my list of stops From Canada Cheers 🇨🇦🇺🇸