2009 Paraduxx Howell Mountain Napa Valley Red Wine
2009 Paraduxx Howell Mountain Napa Valley Red Wine
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Limited quantities available! This offering is a blend of Zinfandel paired with Cabernet Sauvignon that originates exclusively from the Howell Mountain appellation. The region’s 1,800-foot elevation, unique climate and volcanic soils are the key to producing bold, intense wines.

Wine Profile
Production Notes
Composition 72% Zinfandel, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon Aging & Oak 16 months in oak 100% French oak 60% new
Winemaker Notes
· Overflowing with Howell Mountain aromatics highlighting dark brambly fruit, wild berry pie notes, ripe blackberry and plum aromas, as well as sweet cedar, dark chocolate, tarragon, nutmeg and coffee · On the palate, this beautifully balanced wine offers a rich, ripe entry, with a firm, yet approachable structure · Flavors of chocolate, sweet cedar, clove, cinnamon and tobacco mingle in the complex mid-palate and carry through to a long, satisfying finish
· 2009 presented certain challenges—from early shatter to late-season rain · We responded with site-specific techniques that included aggressive leafing, an early thinning protocol and a heavy field sort to select only the most desirable grapes · Attention to detail in the vineyards, and during harvest and sorting, yielded high quality fruit
Other Notes
Released: February 2012
Wine Specs
Red Blend
Napa Valley
Harvest Date
October 5 — October 23, 2009
25.5° Brix
0.58 g/ml titratable acidity
16 months in oak
Bottling Date
June 2011
Alcohol %
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(Aug 21, 2013 at 6:55 PM)
This was so smooth I can't stop thinking about it. Absolutely delicious.