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Oakville 2019: the top Cabernets from this Napa AVA

It's only a little more than 3km wide, but this appellation in the centre of California's Napa Valley is synonymous with some of the best-known and most recognised Cabernet Sauvignons in the state. And again in 2019, this famous AVA boasts many of Jonathan Cristaldi's top-scoring wines.

This famous AVA has many of my top scorers for the 2019 Napa Cabernet vintage, the wines showing immense concentration, complex layers of aroma, flavour and texture, and balanced by an almost balletic grace.

Scroll down for the top-scoring Oakville 2019 Cabernets


Napa Cabernet 2019 – individual analysis by AVA:

CalistogaCoombsville | Howell MountainRutherford | Spring Mountain | St Helena | Stags Leap District | Other Napa Valley AVAs

PLUS: Top-value Napa Cabernet 2019 – the best to buy

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