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Blogs  :  James Laube's Wine Flights

Timeless Zinfandel

Posted: April 25, 2006  By James Laube

Mayacamas Vineyards released its 1970 Napa Valley Zinfandel this month for $100 a bottle, and no, that’s not a typo on the vintage date. “Even more amazing,” says owner Bob Travers, “this is not a re-release, for we have never sold this wine before.

Blogs  :  James Laube's Wine Flights

The Star At Blankiet

Posted: April 18, 2006  By James Laube

I paid my first visit to Blankiet Estate last week, on one of the rare days this spring when the sun was shining brightly in Northern California. This is the ambitious new vineyard and winery owned by Claude and Katherine Blankiet, with the viticulture and winemaking being overseen by Helen Turley and John Wetlaufer.

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1995 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Retrospective

Ten years after, a forgotten vintage matures superbly

Posted: December 12, 2005  By James Molesworth

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1975 California Cabernet Alphabetical List

Posted: June 16, 2005  

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1985 California Cabernet Alphabetical List

Posted: June 16, 2005  

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1975 California Cabernet Retrospective: The Past Still Lives

Amid an aging class of wines, a couple of stars

Posted: June 16, 2005  By James Laube

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1985 California Cabernet Retrospective: The Thrill Is Gone

At age 20, this once delightful vintage fails to excite

Posted: June 16, 2005  By James Laube

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1995 California Cabernet Alphabetical List

Posted: June 14, 2005  By James Laube

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1995 California Cabernet Retrospective: Plenty to Offer

Reds from a star vintage are aging gracefully

Posted: June 14, 2005  By James Laube

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1993 California Cabernet Retrospective

Posted: February 16, 2004  By James Laube

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

California's Magnificent 1991 Cabernets

Top-flight Napa and Sonoma reds stand the test of time

Posted: April 19, 2002  By James Laube

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1990: Complexity of Youth

Posted: February 16, 2001  By James Laube

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1980: A Big, Ripe, Tannic Vintage

Posted: February 16, 2001  By James Laube

News & Features  :  Retrospective / Vertical

1970: Maturing Gracefully

Posted: February 16, 2001  By James Laube

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