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2001 California Cabernets Make a Showy Debut

Vintage is strong across the board with rich, opulent wines; prices will be the wild card.
James Laube
Posted: May 10, 2002


      James Laube's Tasting Notes       Related links:       2000 California Cabernet Barrel Tasting Barrel tasting shows young wines' promise, but 1999 is superior       1999 California Cabernet Barrel Tasting There is every reason to expect great things from the 1999 vintage       1998 California Cabernet Tasting Report California's 1998 Cabernets are tough, tannic and expensive       Retrospective: California's Magnificent 1991 Cabernets Top-flight Napa and Sonoma reds stand the test of time       Thanks to a favorable growing season, capped by ideal harvest conditions, California appears to have another tremendous Cabernet vintage in barrel with 2001.

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