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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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  • Veedercrest Steltzner Cabernet Sauvignon 1978
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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    • Heitz Cellar Bella Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1978
      Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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      • Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1978 Front Label
        Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1978
        Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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      • Inglenook Rubicon 1978
        Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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        • Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon (high shoulder fill) 1978
          Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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          • Charles Krug Claret (signs of past seepage) 1978 Front Label
            Charles Krug Claret (signs of past seepage) 1978
            Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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            • Heitz Cellar Bella Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon 1978 Front Label
              Heitz Cellar Bella Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon 1978
              Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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              • Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1978 Front Label
                Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1978
                Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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              • Heitz Cellar Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1978 Front Label
                Heitz Cellar Martha's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1978
                Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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              • Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve 1978 Front Label
                Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve 1978
                Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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              • Beaulieu Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 1978 Front Bottle Shot
                Beaulieu Vineyard Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 1978
                Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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                • Joseph Phelps Alexander Valley Zinfandel 1978 Front Label
                  Joseph Phelps Alexander Valley Zinfandel 1978
                  Zinfandel from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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