2015 GRO HENRY BROTHERS VINEYARD HOWELL MOUNTAIN CABERNET SAUVIGNON
One of the greatest benefits of having our shop in Yountville, is the people that we meet. The connections that we make often result in discovering great wines that are somewhat unknown in the wine world, and one of the best examples is the 2015 GRO Howell Mountain Cabernet. It’s a tiny project by Lars Bjorkman and Molly Hill. Lars’ day job is crafting the iconic Saddleback wines in Oakville where he works alongside legendary California winemaker Nils Venge. He produced a whopping 80 cases of Howell Mountain Cabernet from a vineyard next-door to Dunn… The 2015 oozes with intense mulberry, blackberry cassis, freshly ground coffee, pencil shavings and black chocolates.
This stunning interpretation of boutique Howell Mountain Cabernet showcases all of the hallmarks that make the area so desired with authoritative power, towering structure remarkable detail. Commanding a presence from one of the valley’s best vintages, one that the Wine Spectator describes as “Short crop delivered big quality surprise; rich, supple and deeply colored”, this wine is absolutely exemplarily.
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Winery Notes: "The 2015 vintage from Henry Brothers Vineyard is an intense year from an intense site. Cabernet Sauvignon lovers will rejoice in this rich, inky, wine from a vintage that developed during the end of the drought years, when vines had to push through the red, volcanic soil to find water and nutrients in order to survive. Tonnage was extremely light this year, on average 10 clusters per vine, so get this wine while you can."
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