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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2000

California's Vintage of the Century

The 1997 Cabernets are magnificent and plentiful, and Napa Valley leads the way
James Laube
Issue: November 15, 2000

In a decade flush with magnificent wines from superlative vintages, along comes 1997 to cap things off with a giant exclamation point. In terms of sheer quality and volume, 1997 is the vintage of the century for California Cabernet Sauvignon.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2000.

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