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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2003

California Cabernet: A Look Ahead

The 2002 vintage is marked by quality swings
James Laube
Issue: November 15, 2003


Buying futures for 2002 California Cabernets would be risky business at this stage. It appears to be another mixed vintage; some exceptional wines were made, but others are less inspiring. Earlier this year, I spent two days tasting nearly 120 barrel samples from 2002.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2003.


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