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Howell Mountain Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

Howell Mountain Vineyards

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Howell Mountain, Napa, CA


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Purchase a case (12 bottles) of the Howell Mountain Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon and receive an exclusive one-on-one vineyard tour and tasting among the vines for 4 people in the Beatty Ranch vineyards with the vintner, Mike Beatty.
Tasting Notes:

Howell Mountain is a truly unique place and because it has its own special climate and soil producing "Howell Mountain" characteristics, it was the first sub-appellation AVA (American Viticultural Area) within Napa Valley. Howell Mountain Vineyards strives to allow their wine to reflect the Howell Mountain essence with minimal intervention. 

Leading with a garnet gemstone color, the aromas and bouquet explode from the glass. Blackberry, currant, cranberry initiate a seductive aromatic dance which includes forest floor, saddle, clove and anise. The aromas are confirmed on the palate with additional flavors of wet stone, tart black cherry and dried herbs. The finish is extraordinarily long with hints of vanilla.

Tasting notes by Cellar Angels' Chief Operating Angel, Denise Cody 
  • Grapes
    100% Cabernet Sauvignon - 45 year old vines
  • Region
    Beatty Ranch, Howell Mountain AVA, Napa
  • Production
    425 Cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Showing beautifully now but can be cellared until 2020
Bryan Kane - Named one of the “Next Generation Cult Winemakers” by Sommelier Journal, Bryan’s non-interventionist technique has defined him as one of the pioneers in the “natural wine” movement.
About the Winemaker:
About the Vineyard:
Additional Winemaker Notes:

Minimal intervention is employed to help ensure that the true Howell Mountain terroir is expressed in every glass.

  • minimal use of fine French oak barrels
  • use of native yeast
  • no fining or filtering
  • 91 Points - Stephen Tanzer, May 2015
  • 90 Points - Food and Beverage World Best of Appellation, Double Gold Medal - Appellation America
  • Gold - American Fine Wine Competition 2014
  • 99 Points - Just Wine Points
Food Pairing Suggestions:
Mountain fruit is truly unique, especially from Howell Mountain. Pair with decadent meat dishes like balsamic marinated rib eye steak, slow cooked braised short ribs or Châteaubriand. On the lighter side, but still hearty enough to stand up to such impressive Cabernet flavors, complement the wine with truffle risotto with portobello mushrooms, charred gruyere bison burger, or wild mushroom stroganoff.
About the Winery
Howell Mountain Vineyards Howell Mountain Vineyards (HMV) and the famed Beatty Ranch Vineyard, the vineyard site for all HMV grapes, are led by grower Mike Beatty. Mike, along with his two sons, farm the land and do so with conscious awareness for the environment by embracing bioharmonic philosophy. HMV was one of the first wineries since the region’s revival post-prohibition. Learn more