Are the Top Napa Cabs Actually Worth the Price?
Ryan from VineSugar touched on the issue if expensive wines are worth the price. In, Top Napa Cabs… check! he raises the excellent point that even if you rarely or never drink top wines, it is important to try at least one excellent wine if for no other reason than to gain some perspective.
Personally, I have tasted a few Napa Cabs that have really become a benchmark in my mind. While I have only tried wines like Shafer Hillside Select, Fife Max Cuvee, and Colgin a few times, they made a lasting impression on me. I can say with confidence that they are worth the money because they really educated my palate to recognize what a top Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon tastes like.