2016 Red Cap Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum

$240.00

Our 2016 Howell Mountain Cabernet is a beautiful example of this lush vintage. The juice is deep crimson in color and somewhat opaque. A plush nose welcomes you with aromas of dark cherry, violets, chocolate and coffee. The wine is well structured with a voluptuous mouth feel. Red and blue fruits, black pepper, anise and graphite show in this profound and nuanced wine. The long, complex finish completes the experience leaving you amazed and wanting more.

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In 2016 Napa Valley finally started to get relief from the previous four years of drought. With more soil moisture and few heat spikes the growing season was picture perfect. Fruit quality was amazing resulting in impeccable wines with a dazzling aromatic presence.

Our 2016 Howell Mountain Cabernet is a beautiful example of this lush vintage. The juice is deep crimson in color and somewhat opaque. A plush nose welcomes you with aromas of dark cherry, violets, chocolate and coffee. The wine is well structured with a voluptuous mouth feel. Red and blue fruits, black pepper, anise and graphite show in this profound and nuanced wine. The long, complex finish completes the experience leaving you amazed and wanting more.

Appellation: Howell Mountain, Napa Valley

Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Barrel Regime: 30 months, French oak, 60% new

Alcohol:  15%

Winemaker: Rudy Zuidema

Production:   48 Magnums

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