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200+ Napa Valley Cabernet tasting notes
19 May 2008 by Linda Murphy
See also Linda's musings on the current styles of one of the wine world's most successful  combination of  place and grape variety. The following tasting notes on current-release Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons include some wines that are not labelled as “Cabernet Sauvignon,” even though they contain the legal minimum of 75 per cent Cabernet Sauvignon and could be labelled as such (Dominus and Opus One, for example). Some vintners prefer to use proprietary names for their Cab-centric wines, and others, such as Joseph Phelps with his Insignia Bordeaux-style blend, want the freedom to vary the varietal...

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