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97pt Howell at the Moon Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

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In the 2012 vintage winemaker Dr. Tim Milos was awarded 97pts for his Impassable Mountain Reserve and in 2013 he was presented with a perfect 100pts. Robert Parker called it: “quintessential example of what perfection is in my business, taste this wine!" Absolutely remarkable in every sense “  It's Now or Never!

Do we need to say more? Packed with black cherry and silken in texture, it’s now or never for this knockout Howell Mountain Cabernet!

About the wine

Marc Cohen’s 4.5 acre Cabernet Vineyard is planted in Howell Mountain’s most exclusive neighborhood, across from O’Shaughnessy’s legendary plantings and not far from Dunn either! Armed with 100-point winemaker Thomas Milos, and a no expense spared attitude, Howell at the Moon is a mind-blowing, rich Cabernet.

The estate performed brilliantly in near-legendary 2012 vintage, and is one of the more improbable single-vineyard bargains in our history. Farmed a the top of Howell Mountain, the combination of sunshine, soil, and elevation at Cohen’s Knoll vineyard is literally impossible to beat and gives this wine its unrivaled intensity—even in a land of over the top Cabs. Juicy, wild black fruit meets intense minerality and tannins that beg for a steak. This deal won’t last long—except in your cellar!

Winemaker: Timothy Milos and Sarah Gott
Appellation: Howell Mountain, Napa Valley
Accolades:
- 97+ pts, Thomas Stafford, Certified Sommelier
- 4.3/5.0, Vivino Users
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 14.9%

Reviews

4.3 Vivino Users

"Nice structure, balanced, but plenty of fruit on the nose" - Alec D.

"A complex rich and powerful CS from Howell mountain volcanic terroir in Napa California." - Yarlvyo

"As most of Howell Mountain Cabs excellent!" - Luiz P.

"The finish is bursting with baked blueberry pie and lush tannins making for a well balanced cab." - Rob K.

"This is the Cabernet that all other Cabernet should be judged by." Joan G.

97+ pts, Thomas Stafford, Certified Sommelier

"Explosive aromas of stewed blueberry! The mouthfeel is powerful with high extract and richness. The deep aromatics support the dense, expansive and mouth-watering full-bodied intensity.  Loads of spice add to the intrigue and ever lasting refined tannin structure. This is serious stuff but has the guts to last another 8-10 years. An amazing effort in a classically ripe vintage!"

 

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