Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Reviews Our 2010 Cabernets
Reviews by Antonio Galloni, Dec. 2012
2010 Affinity Cabernet Sauvignon
“. . .This is an especially dark, brooding wine loaded with character.
The relatively large presence of Petit Verdot is felt in the wine’s baritone fruit and muscular personality . . .without question a highly intriguing wine
. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025.” Score: 92
2010 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon
“. . .another dark, powerful wine. I
ncense, licorice, smoke, tobacco and scorched earth flow from the glass. There is plenty of Mt. Veeder character in the wine’s flavor profile and structure
. . .chewy, mouthcoating tannins. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2030. ” Score: 93+
2010 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon
“The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain is an effortless and totally gracious wine.
..plenty of underlying structure, power and depth
. The essence of raspberry jam, flowers, mint and sweet spices is layered in the elegant finish.” Score: 93 Points
Robert Craig Winery selected by Wine & Spirits Magazine as a "Top 100 Winery of the Year" for 2012!
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hose wineries from around the world that have delivered "the best overall performances" in the magazine's tastings are selected for this honor.
2009 Affinity ~ Named one of "Napa Valley's best from memorable vintage" in the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE Wine Section!
"cross-section of Napa's best from a memorable vintage." The panel tasted 60 wines in all price ranges and selected 17 to feature including our 2009 Affinity. For the article, go to the SF Chronicle
"2009 Robert Craig Affinity Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($50, 14.5%): Craig has long been an expert in the Napa hillsides, but there's something notably appealing about this blend (Petit Verdot and Merlot make cameos) from the foothills around Mount George in southeast Napa. An enthusiastic dose of oak can't mask great dried-herb and graphite complexity, or its robust bramble fruit character. Big and dense, with a plushness and tea-like herbal side."
2009 Zinfandel ~ Howell Mountain is a WINE & SPIRITS Top Selection!
2008 Mt. Veeder Cabernet in WINE & SPIRITS Top Cabernet Selections for 2011!
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We are very pleased to have received both the Napa Green Vineyard and Winery Certifications for sustainable environmental practices from our vineyards all the way through the winemaking process. The certification applies to our Howell Mountain and Affinity estate vineyards and to our winery facility on Howell Mountain.
Napa Green encompasses the wine industry's most comprehensive "best practices" for land-use and wine production. It's a voluntary program administered by the Napa Valley Vintners Association and is certified by independent state and county agencies.
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2009 Affinity Cabernet Sell Sheet
2008 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sell Sheet
2007 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sell Sheet
2007 Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sell Sheet
Wine Spectator/2007 Howell Mtn/Spring Mtn Cabernet Sauvignon
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