Rain or Shine, Napa Is Not Bordeaux
Issue: February 28, 1995
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.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 28, 1995.