Cain, Five, Spring Mountain, Napa Valley 2013


  • Drink: 2023-2065
  • Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec


Cain Vineyard & Winery

Cain, Five 2013

A fragrant but savoury bouquet of perfumed blackberry, rich earth, fennel seed and cigar tobacco leads to a wine with lovely cut, vibrancy and concentration, structured around firm but refined 2013 tannins. Christopher Howell deserves more recognition for the amazing consistency, longevity and sophistication that his wines from this striking Spring Mountain site routinely achieve, as anyone with Cain bottlings in their cellar from the 1980s and 1990s can attest.

Alc 13.9%
Tasters: William Kelley

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