Napa’s best Cabs revealed by tasting panel

Louis M. Martini Winery 2010 Lot 1 ($145)

GL-LM-10-CABS-LOT1-240One of Napa’s historic wineries, it is good to see its famed heritage matched with acclaimed wines. The concept of special lots of wine started in 1968 and continues today with this Lot 1.

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Ballentine Vineyards 2010 ($85)

4K0GTf8B (1)Defying the odds, John Ballentine bought vineyard property, along with what was the original Sutter Home winery, during Prohibition. Following repeal, Ballentine’s Deer Park wine brand was born. Van Ballentine revived the brand with his wife, Betty, whose family also has an incredible wine history. Ballentinevineyards.com

2 Responses to “Napa’s best Cabs revealed by tasting panel”

  1. Petar says:

    Great Selections of Napa Cabs!
    Cheers

  2. Ross Eakins says:

    Really safe list of large generally corporate type wines found on the 50 yard line, notable exceptions include D.R. Stephens. There are so many exceptional wines being made off the mainstrip that are affordable and beautifully made. I really encourage people to venture off the grid you may be surprised what you find. See Anamoly, Chase Cellars, Edge Hill.

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