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2012 Adamvs Quintvs Cabernet Sauvignon

ITEM 7984831 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
6 $145
Item Sold Amount Date
I8004859 5 $145 Nov 21, 2021
I7993270 8 $145 Nov 7, 2021
I7934662 4 $165 Aug 29, 2021
I7934662 7 $160 Aug 29, 2021
I7862074 1 $145 Jun 13, 2021
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RATINGS

95Jeb Dunnuck

...shows the more ripe, sexy style of the vintage yet still has ample Howell Mountain structure and power. Lots of chocolate laced fruits, spice-box, dried flowers, and tobacco notes flow to a full-bodied, voluptuous, seamless 2012...

94+ Robert M. Parker Jr.

...sweet crème de cassis notes intermixed with mocha, espresso bean, vanilla and graphite. Full-bodied, rich and layered...

REGION

United States, California, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain

Howell Mountain AVA in Northeastern Napa Valley was the first of Napa Valley’s sub-appellations, earning its own designation in 1984, just a year after Napa Valley became an appellation. As the name suggests, the AVA is in one of the highest elevations in the area. Every vineyard in the appellation is at least 1,400 feet above sea level. Some vineyards are as high as 2,200 feet and because of their altitude most of the AVA’s vineyards receive more sun than vineyards at lower elevations, which are affected by fog from the Pacific Ocean and the San Pablo Bay. Howell Mountain was home to vineyards in the late 19th century, but winemaker Randy Dunn is considered the area’s most influential modern pioneer. Dunn moved to Howell Mountain in 1979, acquired property and began making exceptionally rich Cabernet Sauvignon. The AVA also grows Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. There are 600 vineyard acres within Howell Mountain AVA.

TYPE

Red Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the most widely grown grape varieties, it can be found in nearly every wine growing region. A cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. It’s a hardy vine that produces a full-bodied wine with high tannins and great aging potential.