Howell at the Moon
Mark Cohen is the proprietor of Howell at the Moon Vineyards and Winery. In 2000, he planted his first 3.5 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon. The winery makes a single vineyard Cab with these grapes. The inaugural 2004 vintage was released in 2006.
Howell at the Moon recently hired consulting winemaker Sarah Gott. Gott’s resume includes working as head winemaker for Joseph Phelps and Quintessa Winery. Lik e many of Napa’s other top winemakers, she graduated from UC Davis with a degree in enology.
Timothy Milos is Howell at the Moon’s head winemaker. He has a M.S. in enology from UC Davis and a PhD from Cornell in plant diseases. The Pina Brothers manage the vineyard.
The 2004 Howell at the Moon was aged in 75% new French oak for 20 months. It has strong tannins and will improve with age over several years.