Red

2008 Robert Foley Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Howell Mountain
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • gjv115 Likes this wine: 91 points

    July 11, 2020 - Jason's. Sampled an hour after opening. Beautiful nose. Fruit and a modest amount of wood. Palate is cherry berry fruit and some soft tannins. Will decant.

    5 hours in it's hitting its stride. Beautiful nose and rich, rich, round chocolate mouth. Damn shame we didn't give it more time to breathe. Next bottle will wait but you could drink it now with great pleasure with a 5 hour decant.

    Faded away at the end. Not sure what to do with it

  • soyhead wrote:

    June 6, 2014 - Nose - smoky berry
    Mouth - big wine, big big berry but hot on the back palate. Disjointed. Not loving this like the other reviewers below. 89 points, if it were to get an official score.

  • Gabe Likes this wine: 97 points

    April 5, 2014 - Same as last notes but this one was decanted about 5 hours and was outstanding. I wish I had bought more and plan to stay away from the remaining bottles for a long while.

  • conga523 wrote: 97 points

    July 20, 2013 - Even better than last time and this wine will only continue to improve. One of the best wines in the world no questions asked. Find it and enjoy!

  • Gabe Likes this wine: 97 points

    May 3, 2013 - Wow, this is good. The finish goes on and on. Wonderfully elegant nose coupled with a mouth coating big fruit palette that also seems to go on forever. Thanks Bob for making this wine! I can't wait to see how much this improves.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Robert Foley
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Howell Mountain Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Howell Mountain

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 153 (69%)
  • Consumed 68 (31%)

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