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Dancing Bear Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley

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    About This Wine

    Our Dancing Bear Cabernet Sauvignon reflects the intense characteristics of its rugged mountain terroir and the hard work required to cultivate this special site. The 2013 vintage displays dense aromas of ripe boysenberry, dark plum and cassis layered with scents of loam, forest-floor spice and dark chocolate. On the expansive palate, intense, concentrated flavors of blackberry, black cherry, boysenberry, plum and chocolate are balanced by well-structured, ripe tannins and culminate in a very long, persistent finish highlighting dark berry, earthy spice and mineral tones. Beautifully balanced and structured for long-term aging, this intense, complex mountain red is still a youngster and will benefit from another decade of aging. From our high-elevation Dancing Bear Ranch estate vineyards, located the slopes of Howell Mountain in Napa Valley.

    Given the stressed vines and small berries typical of Dancing Bear Ranch, our winemaking goal is to fully capture the fruit’s intense mountain character...

    — Julianne Laks