Inside the Wines of Auction Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignons, wines that tend to be drunk too young, sold for record amounts at the storied wine sale. But how do they age? We found out.

Dunn Vineyards
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Dunn Vineyards Howell Mountain 1993

One of Napa’s unique winemakers that always manages to get its personality across, Dunn provides a swelling, symphonic experience in this vintage. The dark-purple color gives no hint of age, and the big, lively blackberry character lasts on the incredibly long finish. Do Napa wines age well? This choice provides a memorable answer. 707-965-3642; dunnvineyards.com.