Red

2002 Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Howell Mountain
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Community Tasting Notes 85

  • newkid17 Likes this wine: (94 points)

    October 8, 2016 - Drank from a magnum. Great depth with tobacco, combination of milk and dark chocolate, blue fruits and black fruits with no red fruit qualities. Long finish. Color was dark purple. Drinking well now.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • lindberg_carl wrote: (97 points)

    September 26, 2016 - yummy

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • jnocera Likes this wine: (93 points)

    August 26, 2016 - A dark ruby red wine with the first signs of bricking on the edges. Very complex nose earthy with hints of cedar and black fruits. On the palate this is a very well structured wine with steely tannins. The fruit is fairly muted but the structure and complexity help carry it. The finish is smooth and long. This is a bit of a restrained Dunn really good but not a powerhouse

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  • davidandrose wrote:

    March 6, 2016 - Classic Dunn nose, heavy on tea leaves and old oak barrels. Was uncorked and allowed to air 45 mins before opening at a restaurant 30 mins later.

    A bit past its peak, but this was purchased on 2ndary Mkt and moved 3x, so which may have impacted aging. Dominant red fruit, faint tobacco, hint of herb. Structure is fading, drink up, not rated.

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  • MVO Wine Likes this wine: (92 points)

    January 23, 2016 - A nice age-worthy Napa Cab. Decanted for two hours. The youthful black fruit (cassis) is still there and wonderful tertiary aromas are coming on - mushroom, truffle, leather. This is fabulous now and should continue to gain complexity for 5+ more years.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
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  • By Richard Jennings
    2/3/2012 (link) 94 points

    (Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain) Bricking very dark red violet color; tart berry, tart cassis, tart blackberry, spice berry nose; tasty, rich, poised, tart blackberry, tart black cherry palate; approachable now but could use 2 years; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type Red
  • Producer Dunn Vineyards
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Howell Mountain
  • UPC Codes 087116080003, 400007092044

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 7 (0%)
  • In Cellars 2,049 (74%)
  • Consumed 713 (26%)

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