King of the Cabernets
Issue: November 15, 2002
Inglenook Cask still gets my vote as the greatest California Cabernet ever made (see "The Inglenook Saga," cover Oct. 31, 2001). It's not an airtight, open-and-shut case. But Inglenook Cask, with its string of 31 magnificent vintages from 1933 to 1964, has a big lead even on today's top wines, most of which haven't proven that they can age nearly as well.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2002.