Jonathan Cristaldi: My top Californian wines of 2023

Jonathan Cristaldi's top 10 wines of 2023
Decanter’s Napa correspondent Jonathan Cristaldi, left, explains the finer points of Premiere Napa Valley to Decanter’s US Editor Clive Pursehouse in February 2023.

My top picks of 2023 are a host of bottles that I found particularly rewarding and which are (mostly) available or will be in early 2024. Please read about them and why I chose them in the tasting notes below.

Here, I’ve composed a short recap of highlights from 2023 which, in case you missed some of the stories, are linked to below. It is a privilege being Decanter’s Napa correspondent, and I’m so grateful for the hospitality extended to me, and all the time and energy wineries expended in welcoming me to their tasting table this year.

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