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by Fred McMillin
About affordable Cabs. . .
|10th||-||YOUNGER VINTAGE||1998 Frei Brothers Reserve, Alexander Valley||$24|
|9th||-||YOUNGER VINTAGE||1998 Barefoot Reserve, Sonoma County||$17|
|8th||-||YOUNGER VINTAGE||1997 Charles Mitchell Reserve, El Dorado||$23|
|7th||-||YOUNGER VINTAGE||1998 William Hill, Napa Valley||$22|
|6th||-||OLDER VINTAGE||1995 Charles Mitchell, Sierra Foothills||18|
|5th||-||YOUNGER VINTAGE||1998 Chateau Souverain, Alexander Valley||$20|
|4th||-||YOUNGER VINTAGE||1999 Bogle, California||$12|
|3rd||-||OLDER VINTAGE||1995 Guenoc, North Coast||$15.50|
|2nd||-||OLDER VINTAGE||1993 Guenoc, Lake County||$15|
|1st||-||YOUNGER VINTAGE||1998 Folie á Deux Private Reserve, Napa Valley||$36|
Hm-m-m. The older Cabs won only three out of ten matches. It's time to drink 'em!
Research Assistance—Diane Bulzomi
About the Writer
Fred McMillin, a veteran wine writer, has taught wine history for 30 years on three continents. For information about the wine courses he teaches every month at either San Francisco State University or San Francisco City College (Fort Mason Division), please fax him at (415) 567-4468.
This page created June 2002