Cabernet Touchstones - Wine & Spirits Magazine

Cabernet Touchstones

Ten California Cabernets to Excite your Favorite Sommelier

top photo by: Felicia Peretti; Sam Rethmeier by Joanna Soon; Jason Wagner by Todd Carroll; David Rosso by Amanda Proudfit; Jenny Lakin by Chris Fuhr; Christopher Cannon by Thomas A. Kelly

Sommeliers in New York and Los Angeles tend to talk about most anything but cabernet. Get them on the subject, however, and you’ll find they all have favorite bottles, touchstones that inform their perception of what great California cabernet should be.

Recently, I interviewed sommeliers and wine directors in these…

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This story appears in the print issue of December 2018.
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