California Cabernet Sauvignon

California Cabernet Sauvignon

2000 vintage guide for California Cabernet Sauvignon

2000 vintage guide for California Cabernet Sauvignon

Weather Conditions ‘Challenging’ is the common winemaker’s assessment of the vintage. This actually means difficult and uneven in quality overall. A dry spring led to normal budbreak and excellent set.…

1997 vintage guide for California Cabernet Sauvignon

1997 vintage guide for California Cabernet Sauvignon

Weather Conditions After several short vintages, the ’97 crop was extremely large and took the pressure off the supply demand ratio. With budbreak occurring a month early, the vineyards went…

1995 vintage guide for California Cabernet Sauvignon

1995 vintage guide for California Cabernet Sauvignon

Weather Conditions After such, smooth-sailing and uneventful 1994 vintage, this was a year of extremes ranging from two severe winter floods, heavy spring rains, and even a hailstorm in June.…