“Pomerol Meets Howell Mountain” Virtual Tasting Video

On Friday, June 4, 2021, Elton Slone was joined by Special Guest Mike Dunn to taste & discuss discusse why Howell Mountain remains the best place outside of the right bank of the Gironde to grow this noble variety. Our 2013, 2014, and 2015 merlots were on full display after some time in the cellar, and for those who retain doubts as to Merlot’s ability to rival Cabernet Sauvignon for size, scope, cellar-worthiness and complexity: this is your tasting.

Mike Dunn is a Howell Mountain treasure and one of the most accomplished winemakers in the Napa Valley. Mike will certainly have an interesting take on the wines, rock and roll, custom bicycles and making wine in the shadow of his legendary father.

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  • 2013 Howell Mountain Merlot
  • 2014 Howell Mountain Merlot
  • 2015 Howell Mountain Merlot