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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2005

California's Big Red

Marvin R. Shanken, Thomas Matthews
Issue: November 15, 2005


The hit movie Sideways set off a search for Pinot Noir. Syrah has become a cult favorite and Zinfandel has plenty of partisans. Merlot still has a large and faithful following. But when it comes to California's biggest red, there's really no competition: It's Cabernet Sauvignon.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2005.


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