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The Most Promising 2003 California Cabernets

Barrel tastings highlight the early stars from an uneven vintage
James Laube
Posted: July 1, 2004

    James Laube's Tasting Notes       Related links:       2002 California Cabernet Barrel Tasting The 2002 vintage is marked by quality swings       2001 California Cabernet Barrel Tasting Vintage is strong across the board with rich, opulent wines; prices will be the wild card       2000 California Cabernet Tasting Report       1999 California Cabernet Tasting Report       When winemakers use the word "spotty" to describe a harvest, you can take that as a sign to watch for unevenness in their wines.

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