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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 2005 Front Label
    Joseph Phelps Insignia 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • CG97
    • RP95
    • WE95
    • W&S94
    • WS92
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  • Colgin IX Estate Red 2005 Front Label
    Colgin IX Estate Red 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP97
    • WS94
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  • Peter Michael Les Pavots 2005 Front Label
    Peter Michael Les Pavots 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California
    • RP95
    • WS92
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  • Sloan Proprietary Red 2005 Front Label
    Sloan Proprietary Red 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
    • RP96
    • WS94
    • JS92
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  • Bond St. Eden 2005  Front Label
    Bond St. Eden 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP97
    • WS92
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  • Bond Vecina 2005  Front Bottle Shot
    Bond Vecina 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP98
    • WE97
    • WS94
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  • Viader Proprietary Red 2005 Front Label
    Viader Proprietary Red 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WE92
    • WS91
    • RP90
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  • Dancing Hares  2005 Front Label
    Dancing Hares 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WS95
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  • Justin Isosceles 2005 Front Label
    Justin Isosceles 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Paso Robles, Central Coast, California
    • WS92
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  • Futo  2005 Front Label
    Futo 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • WS96
    • RP95
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  • Pahlmeyer Jayson Red 2005 Front Label
    Pahlmeyer Jayson Red 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WS88
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    Currently Unavailable $42.99
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  • Tuck Beckstoffer Mad Hatter 2005 Front Label
    Tuck Beckstoffer Mad Hatter 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WS90
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  • Cliff Lede Claret 2005 Front Label
    Cliff Lede Claret 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California
    • WS90
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  • Inglenook Rubicon (375ML half-bottle) 2005 Front Label
    Inglenook Rubicon (375ML half-bottle) 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WE96
    • CG95
    • RP95
    • WS93
    0.0 0 Ratings
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  • Opus One  2005 Front Label
    Opus One 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • D96
    • RP95
    • WS90
    4.4 11 Ratings
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  • Bond Pluribus 2005  Front Label
    Bond Pluribus 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley, California
    • RP98
    • WS92
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  • Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Proprietary Red (375ML half-bottle) 2005 Front Label
    Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Proprietary Red (375ML half-bottle) 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP96
    • CG95
    • WS94
    4.1 6 Ratings
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  • St. Clement Oroppas 2005 Front Label
    St. Clement Oroppas 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP91
    • WS90
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  • Melka Metisse Jumping Goat Vineyard 2005 Front Label
    Melka Metisse Jumping Goat Vineyard 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP95
    • WS93
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  • OVID (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2005 Front Label
    OVID (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WS94
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  • Dalla Valle Maya Proprietary Red Blend 2005 Front Label
    Dalla Valle Maya Proprietary Red Blend 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP96
    • WS94
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  • Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Proprietary Red 2005 Front Label
    Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Proprietary Red 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP96
    • CG95
    • WS94
    4.1 6 Ratings
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  • Inglenook Rubicon 2005 Front Label
    Inglenook Rubicon 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • WE96
    • CG95
    • RP95
    • WS93
    4.4 7 Ratings
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  • Continuum  2005 Front Label
    Continuum 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP96
    • WS93
    • WE92
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  • Pride Mountain Vineyards Reserve Claret 2005 Front Label
    Pride Mountain Vineyards Reserve Claret 2005
    Bordeaux Red Blends from North Coast, California
    • RP96
    • WS92
    0.0 0 Ratings
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