Hand-picked American Cabernets


See an overview of this tasting at Reintroducing Brits to California glory.
Chances to taste fine American wines are far too few in the UK, so I was especially excited by a tasting of top American Cabernets organised recently in London by the Institute of Masters of Wine. Particularly closely involved were US residents Joel Butler MW, Charles Curtis MW (back from his stint working for Christie’s in Hong Kong) and Doug Frost MW.

Charles Curtis (left) explained the background to the event: ‘As the chair of the [IMW] events committee in the US, I put the idea forward as...