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

  • Purslane Likes this wine: (95 points)

    May 27, 2016 - An exemplar of everything that makes Howell Mountain one of the most sought after places in Napa for wineries to get grapes to make Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Blacker color, greater concentration, higher acidity and tannin, richer fruit, and more ageworthy. But, if you want a fully caressing texture, you have to age it beyond 15 years old. A great buy back in 2004 for $27.

  • 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.

  • 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 38 (55%)
  • Consumed 31 (45%)

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