2007 Dunn Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Howell Mountain

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  • HowellMountainCru Likes this wine: 92 points

    April 24, 2020 - Very much a French style done with powerful mountain fruit. My first Dunn and from what I understand very much what their style. Having said that it was interesting on its own but actually more enjoyable with food.

    French is not my bag baby, but this was pretty good.

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  • LiteItOnFire commented:

    4/24/20, 10:43 AM - Nice! Stepped into the dark side with Mark I see. Hey better than a stick in the eye!

  • HowellMountainCru commented:

    4/26/20, 6:33 AM - You know, even a new world lover like me can appreciate French style influence. In fact, lately I've come to most enjoy wines with more complexity and class often made by French trained or influenced wine makers.

    I moved past pure fruit bombs years ago and in fact can't even drink Caymus -like wines anymore. The 2017 Vintage seems to be dominated by wines I feel are WAY overdone. This Dunn did have a little of that French manure I still don't like but it quickly faded and left a different kind of wine that seemed to have both Napa and older French influences. I'm not totally corrupted but I do feel the "power of the Dark side"


  • LiteItOnFire commented:

    4/26/20, 10:27 AM - I am in same boat... It’s a dangerous side.

  • Mark1npt commented:

    4/28/20, 10:02 PM - You two! Ya gotta have food with these things! Mandatory.

  • Mark1npt commented:

    4/28/20, 10:03 PM - Lite....sometimes I think he'd rather have the stick in the eye than the wine I'm pouring! But, I'm wearing him down just a little, I think.......

  • LiteItOnFire commented:

    4/28/20, 10:16 PM - Ha!

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