Red

2001 Goosecross Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Howell Mountain
Drink between 2005 - 2012 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • 1961Vintage Likes this wine: (93 points)

    August 1, 2015 - Exactly what a well aged, mature Howell Mt cab should express. Hits all the notes well. Looking for more.

  • bluegoose wrote: (90 points)

    May 10, 2015 - Forgot about this bottle. More of an old world style cab - fruit was fairly light, not very vibrant, and earthy on the back-end. Decent but not my style.

  • prasm wrote: (91 points)

    December 18, 2012 - Consumed over two days note from day two. Nose: Medium plus expressiveness, dark fruit - black berry and cassis, smoke, spice, and vanilla. Palate: Medium-full bodied, low volume attack of dark fruit and earthiness - though it holds up from front to back. Finish: Medium plus length finish of dark fruit, tobacco, and earth with spicy hints. Drinking very nice right now, just lacks the stuffing to be truly outstanding.

  • vintagedds wrote: (89 points)

    September 30, 2012 - Definitely not past it's prime. Opened about an hour prior to dinner. The nose was full of dark fruits, vanilla and a hint of smoke. The wine was full of licorice, plum, berries and an earthiness.

  • prasm wrote: (90 points)

    November 7, 2009 - Opened 1 hour prior - consumed over 4 hours. Nose: Dark fruit - black berry and black currant with cassis and a hint of smoke. Palate: Full bodied with dark candied fruit - very thick. Finish: Long finish 20-30 seconds with both dark fruit and licorice.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2001
  • Type Red
  • Producer Goosecross Cellars
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Howell Mountain

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 26 (46%)
  • Consumed 30 (54%)

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