1996 Craig, Robert Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain
Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML

  • WA 91
  • WS 91

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 1999
The 1996 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain is very supple and velvety-textured. This wine exhibits lead pencil mineral and black currant notes followed by a structured concentrated backward style that while not... The 1996 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain is very supple and velvety-textured. This wine exhibits lead pencil mineral and black currant notes followed by a structured concentrated backward style that while not impenetrable certainly requires bottle age. The outstanding purity and sweet fruit suggest cellaring of 2-3 years is prudent. Anticipated maturity: 2002-2020.
WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 1999
Supple and graceful with elegant black cherry currant tar and anise it unfolds to reveal layers of complexity and finesse with a lingering aftertaste. Best from 2001 through 2008. 740 cases made.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Napa
Sub-appellation Howell Mountain
Vintage 1996