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2008 O'Shaughnessy - Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Howell Mountain - Red

USA - California - Napa - Howell Mountain

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

No expense was spared by Betty O'Shaughnessy building her Howell Mountain winery, developing the steeply terraced vineyards and hiring Sean Capiaux as winemaker. The winery also produces a Mt. Veeder bottling .

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Comm: 2012-2026 VF: 2010-2023
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 156
Author cloudon
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.02%
Tasted On 08/30/2014

Had with a steak at Wildfire and it was standout. Violet, mineral, plums with a dark purple core. Integrated and silky this is a young wine with a lot left. had some on the second night and it continued to evolve. Fantastic wine from Howell mtn.

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Author flwine
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.52%
Tasted On 08/07/2014
Drink Dates 2012-2028
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Author David 429
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.734%
Tasted On 09/22/2012
Drink Dates 2012-2025

Gorgeous nose right out of the bottle, big bold berries and cherries, deep ruby red, beautiful soft tannins and a long lingering sweet finish with no air time. I imagine that in an hours time this wine will be incredible. Great wine for the money.

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Author Todd7
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.178%
Tasted On 07/16/2012

I have had so many uninspiring bottles of wine this summer that I was beginning to lose interest in wine altogether....until this wine. Beautiful Nose of tar, flowers, and wood. Incredibly smooth with a finish that lasts 15 seconds. Wonderful mouthfeel and ready to enjoy now!

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Author Peterman
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90.476%
Tasted On 02/19/2012
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