Why Quilceda Creek Is Washington's Signature Cabernet Sauvignon

A 12-vintage vertical tasting demonstrates how consistently Alex and Paul Golitzin hit the mark
Why Quilceda Creek Is Washington's Signature Cabernet Sauvignon
Quilceda Creek's Paul (left) and Alex Golitzin poured a dozen vintages of their Washington Cabernet. (Harvey Steiman)
Aug 31, 2016
Washington's Quilceda Creek has a long and consistent track record for elegant, outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon, as illustrated by a vertical tasting of 12 vintages presented to Wine Spectator editor at large Harvey Steiman by winemakers Alex and Paul Golitzin.

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