Trying to decide whether a wine vintage is in its peak drinking window, needs to be aged longer or is past its prime can feel like a bit of a guessing game. Well, guess no further. Here is your cheat sheet to vintages from wine regions around the world that are currently at their best. Keep it handy to reference next time you?re deciding whether to pull a bottle from your cellar or are just looking for the best year?s bottle to buy from your local wine shop.
Dried berries, loamy earth and dried mint show on the nose of this fairly priced Cab that's great for everyday sipping and versatile with a variety of foods. The palate combines dried plum flavors with a strong sense of dried herbs and earthy elements.?MATT KETTMANN