Dunn Vineyards

Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

9.183 ratings
9.126 pro ratings
Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
Brandon Jamieson

Tasting room Lead/Wine Educator/Sommelier at The Winemakers Studio at Wente Vineyards

9.1

Aromas of leather and dried dark fruit. Structurally sound after 17 years👍

Aromas of leather and dried dark fruit. Structurally sound after 17 years👍

Feb 12th, 2017
Jason Chang

Proprietor NINE SUNS Winery, HOUYI Vineyard

9.3

Pop and pour. This is drinking really well. 13.6 abv. Balance surprises me.

Pop and pour. This is drinking really well. 13.6 abv. Balance surprises me.

Mar 11th, 2016
Jeremiah A. Flores

Double Decanted, 2000 in 2015. Showing now.

Double Decanted, 2000 in 2015. Showing now.

Oct 29th, 2015
Charlie Beatty

Buyer wineworksonline.com

9.4

Bordeaux like this 2000! Soft plush tannin, really good fruit expression, surprisingly really good with Andrew from Hently Farms! Shawn Dore and Karen B

Bordeaux like this 2000! Soft plush tannin, really good fruit expression, surprisingly really good with Andrew from Hently Farms! Shawn Dore and Karen B

Oct 18th, 2015
Harley Carbery

Director of Wine, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino and Delano Las Vegas

7.8

Ok, too much brett?

Ok, too much brett?

Aug 3rd, 2015
Diane Pandolfini

Smokey, elegant and with a lingering earthy finish. Drinking exceptionally well right now.

Smokey, elegant and with a lingering earthy finish. Drinking exceptionally well right now.

Feb 26th, 2015
Max Coane

Couldn't get past the Bret...mushrooms and stank that never blew off. I wanted to love it but I didn't

Couldn't get past the Bret...mushrooms and stank that never blew off. I wanted to love it but I didn't

Feb 12th, 2015
Diane Pandolfini

Took about 45 minutes to open up and become expressive- ripe red currant, mulberry and black raspberry, with a note of dried herbs and portobello mushrooms.

Took about 45 minutes to open up and become expressive- ripe red currant, mulberry and black raspberry, with a note of dried herbs and portobello mushrooms.

Jan 7th, 2015
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.1

A bit of Brett here but fine really smooth tannins

A bit of Brett here but fine really smooth tannins

Nov 27th, 2014
Will Costello MS

Master Sommelier, Wine Director Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas

8.6

tastes chemically. all bottles (9) tasted tonight have this character. weird. showing some Brett too. maybe it will open up

tastes chemically. all bottles (9) tasted tonight have this character. weird. showing some Brett too. maybe it will open up

Nov 5th, 2014