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Cakebread Dancing Bear Ranch Howell Mountain 2018

$191

Dark and winey, with a solidly built core of steeped black currant and fig compote flavors laced with tar and warm black licorice notes. Well-structured, with a typical Howell Mountain spine driving the finish, where echoes of tobacco and espresso crema linger amidst the fruit. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2023 through 2033. 2,750 cases made.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Nov 15, 2021

Summary

Primary Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, native to Bordeaux, has thick blue skins, giving the resulting wines plentiful tannins and phenolics and making them particularly ageworthy. Over the past 50 years, Cabernet Sauvignon has spread to all of the New World's major winegrowing regions, and it remains one of France's most important grapes.

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Other Grapes

Cabernet Franc

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$191

Cakebread Dancing Bear Ranch Howell Mountain 2018

Dark and winey, with a solidly built core of steeped black currant and fig compote flavors laced with tar and warm black licorice notes. Well-structured, with a typical Howell Mountain spine driving the finish, where echoes of tobacco and espresso crema linger amidst the fruit. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2023 through 2033. 2,750 cases made.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Nov 15, 2021

Summary

Primary Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, native to Bordeaux, has thick blue skins, giving the resulting wines plentiful tannins and phenolics and making them particularly ageworthy. Over the past 50 years, Cabernet Sauvignon has spread to all of the New World's major winegrowing regions, and it remains one of France's most important grapes.

Read More

Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

Other Grapes

Cabernet Franc

Other Grapes

Cabernet Franc

Region

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