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A major force on the global playing field, California is the world’s fourth largest wine-producing region on the planet and the majority of land under vine here is devoted to red varieties, covering nearly double the vineyard acreage of whites.

While the state’s incredibly diverse terrain and microclimates allow for countless red wine styles, the one factor unifying all California red wine is the abundance of sunshine and a long, consistent growing season, which leads to well-developed and fully ripened fruit.

The most famous region today, of course, is the acclaimed Napa Valley, where Cabernet Sauvignon reigns as king.

Sonoma County, nestled between Napa Valley and the Pacific Ocean, claims great variability in geography and microclimates. Here world-class Pinot Noir is possible from Sonoma’s cooler sites while old, gnarly Zinfandel vines survived Prohibition.

The Central Coast, Lodi and the Sierra Foothills also excel in the production of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and remain active frontiers for newer varieties, namely Rhône and Spanish.

The cool Anderson Valley in California’s North Coast region is a fantastic source of Pinot noir.

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  • Joseph Phelps Insignia 1997 Front Label
    Joseph Phelps Insignia 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Dominus Estate 1997 Front Label
    Dominus Estate 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Harlan The Maiden 1997 Front Label
    Harlan The Maiden 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Peter Michael Les Pavots 1997 Front Label
    Peter Michael Les Pavots 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California
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  • Dominus Estate (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1997  Front Label
    Dominus Estate (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cepages 1997 Front Label
    Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cepages 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Sonoma County, California
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    • RP94
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  • Opus One  1997 Front Label
    Opus One 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Opus One (375ML half-bottle) 1997 Front Label
    Opus One (375ML half-bottle) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Joseph Phelps Insignia (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1997 Front Label
    Joseph Phelps Insignia (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Flora Springs Trilogy 1997 Front Label
    Flora Springs Trilogy 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • St. Clement Oroppas 1997 Front Label
    St. Clement Oroppas 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Alexander Valley Vineyards Cyrus 1997 Front Label
    Alexander Valley Vineyards Cyrus 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Sonoma County, California
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  • Peter Michael Les Pavots (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1997 Front Label
    Peter Michael Les Pavots (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California
    • RP96
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  • Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Tapestry 1997 Front Label
    Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Tapestry 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Tapestry (torn label) 1997 Front Label
    Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Tapestry (torn label) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Viader Proprietary Red 1997 Front Label
    Viader Proprietary Red 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WS97
    • RP92
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  • Beringer Knights Valley Alluvium Red 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California
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  • Harlan Estate 1997 Front Label
    Harlan Estate 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • St. Supery Meritage Napa Valley Red Wine 1997 Front Label
    St. Supery Meritage Napa Valley Red Wine 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Cosentino M. Coz Meritage 1997  Front Label
    Cosentino M. Coz Meritage 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WS93
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  • Harlan Estate (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1997 Front Label
    Harlan Estate (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Joseph Phelps Insignia (3 Liter Bottle) 1997 Front Label
    Joseph Phelps Insignia (3 Liter Bottle) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Opus One (stained labels) 1997 Front Label
    Opus One (stained labels) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WS94
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