Napa’s premier red wine goes from strength to strength as the newly released 2019 Cabernets include dozens of classic and outstanding bottlings, while the late-release 2018s continue to uphold that vintage’s near-perfect rating. Our annual tasting report dives into the latest vintages, including top wines and value picks.
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TOP 100 WINES OF THE YEAR On Nov. 7, we begin unveiling the Top 10 Wines of 2022—complete with videos, tasting notes and more—culminating with the Wine of the Year on Nov. 11 and the complete Top 100 list on Nov. 14. Don't miss the year's most exciting wines!
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