The 2018 vintage set a high-water mark for California Cabernet. The year was defined by wines that show a distinctly terroir-driven persona, rippling with energy and offering remarkable precision. By any measure, it would be hard to duplicate its level of success. But 2019 is going to try anyway.
Read Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth’s tasting report on 2019 California Cabernet, including his overall assessment of the outstanding vintage, plus top bottlings and good values from across Napa, Sonoma and beyond.
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