Best US Wines to Drink Now

The highest-rated vintage(s) of those currently in their peak drinking window.





California


Napa Valley

Napa Chardonnay: 2014

Napa Cabernet Sauvignon: 2012

Napa Zinfandel: 2013, 2014


Sonoma

Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon: 2012

Sonoma Pinot Noir: 2012, 2013

Sonoma Zinfandel: 2013, 2014


Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Chardonnay: 2012, 2013, 2014

Santa Barbara Pinot Noir: 2012


Central Coast

Central Coast Chardonnay: 2012, 2013, 2014

Central Coast Pinot Noir: 2010, 2014

Central Coast Syrah: 2013


Oregon

Willamette Valley Pinot Noir: 2006

Willamette Valley Whites: 2013, 2014, 2015

Southern Oregon Reds: 2011, 2012


Washington

Columbia Valley Cabernet, Merlot: 2007

Columbia Valley Syrah: 2009, 2011

Columbia Valley Whites: 2012