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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2012

A Strong Showing for 2002 Cabernets at Age 10

James Laube
Issue: November 15, 2012


The 2002 Napa Valley Cabernets, always showy, are more than living up to their early promise. They have aged beautifully; the best are dense and generous, with a broad array of flavors and supple texture. Adding to the appeal, many can be had for prices lower than when they were released, something to consider if you missed out early on or want to acquire a mature wine that still has room to grow. Wine Spectator's James Laube explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2012.


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