1997 Cabernet Sauvignon

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Publication
The Wine Advocate
Author
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
Date
12/23/98
Review
"1997 VINTAGE REPORT: For California's North Coast, [the 1997] vintage appears to have the potential to compete with 1994 and 1991 as one of the decade's finest years for Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The vintage possesses the characteristics that separate great years from merely excellent ones. The finest wines are seamless, with velvety textures, wonderful purity, sweet tannin, and expressive aromatic profiles."