1997 California Cabernets Reach a Plateau
Results are mixed, but many wines are outstanding
The 1997 California Cabernets were showy wines from the get-go. Tasted from barrel, they were fun and easy to like. In bottle, they further impressed with their ostentatious, rich fruit flavors and plush textures—a sheer joy.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 21, 2008.