97 Points

2015 HALL Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon - Vineyard Partners

$166.50 Member price*
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In stock
Limit 12 bottles
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Critic Review
Wine Advocate, Lisa Perotti-Brown
"Very deep purple-black in color, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain displays compelling earth-inspired and savory notes of black truffles, fertile loam, mossy bark, yeast extract, black olives and sautéed herbs over a core of baked plums, black cherry compote, blackcurrant cordial and dark chocolate plus a waft of lilacs. Full-bodied, super intense and jam-packed with black fruits and earthy layers, it has a firm, grainy frame in the mouth and very long, savory finish."
94-97 Points | Jeb Dunnuck
"The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain cuvee offers classic Howell Mountain blue fruits as well as lots of intermixed cedary spice, dried flowers and brambly herbs..."
94-96 Points | Wine Advocate, Robert Parker
"The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain is another killer effort, with mulberry, graphite and blackberry fruit, a full-bodied mouthfeel, wonderfully sweet, lush tannin, and no hint of any oak whatsoever..."
97 Points

Deep garnet color in color, our 2015 Howell Mountain has effusive aromas of freshly cracked pepper, Darjeeling tea, blackberry compote, and dried lavender. This Cabernet Sauvignon is dense and concentrated on the palate with powerful yet supple tannin. It features flavors of dark berry, cardamom, tobacco, and wet stone which lead into a long and flavorful finish supported by warm and spicy oak notes.

  • Cracked Pepper
  • Blackberry Compote
  • Tobacco
  • Oak

Perched 1400 feet above the valley floor, Howell Mountain is well above the fog line. This natural inversion layer assures the vineyards are drenched in sunlight from daybreak to sunset. Cooler spring temperatures cause buds to break later than average, and warm summer nights produce fruit of opulence and density. With rocky, infertile volcanic soils, the water is freely drained and the vines struggle and are low in vigor, producing intense wines from small clusters and berries.

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