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Magazine Archives: Aug. 31, 2006

Wait and See on 2005 California Cabernet

A preview of the vintage finds elegant and balanced wines, but a large crop could make the year less than stellar
James Laube
Issue: August 31, 2006


While many producers insist that 2005 will be a sensational year for Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, I'm not so sure given the results of my preliminary blind-tasting of the latest vintage of California's greatest red wine.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 2006.


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