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Tasting Highlights: 2005 Napa Cabernet

A dozen excellent Cabernets, but at prices that may very well break the bank
James Laube
Posted: July 21, 2008


The personality of the 2005 vintage is shaping up: intensity and structure, along with great purity and depth of fruit. Although 2005 produced a large crop (and potentially dilute results) the upside of crop size meant that vintners could be extra selective both when it came to thinning and blending decisions.

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