February 28, 1995 Rain or Shine, Napa Is Not Bordeaux By James Laube The best Napa Valley Cabernets often compare quite favorably with the top Bordeaux. They're made with a mixture of the same grape varieties--Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and, to a lesser degree, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petite Verdot.
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