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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2006

A Tricky Vintage For California Cabernet

2003 delivers many lean, expensive wines in the wake of poor harvest weather
James Laube
Issue: November 15, 2006


California Cabernet Sauvignon drinkers are facing yet another challenging vintage with 2003. The pool of outstanding wines is shallower than in either of the two preceding years, and the vintage overall is one of the weakest in the past decade and a half.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2006.


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