94pointsNotre Vin 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon (Howell Mountain)

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A huge wine, almost old-fashioned in its tannins. They're so strong, they freeze the palate with astringency, like a shot of Novacaine. It's also very dry, despite sweetly ripe blackberry essence, licorice and dark chocolate. All indications are that this is an ageworthy wine. Should begin to throw sediment and mellow in seven or eight years, and could go the distance to 2020 and beyond.

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  • Alcohol
    14.6%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    6/1/2012
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