California's Surprising 2004 Cabernets
Great aromatics, balance and elegance define the new vintage, with Napa Valley leading the way
Issue: November 15, 2007
Although many Napa Valley winemakers expected the 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon vintage to shine, the high quality that was ultimately achieved seems to have surprised a few. Though there was less hype for this vintage than typically accompanies a new class of wines, make no mistake: This is truly a great vintage.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 18, 2007.