Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
The 1999 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a beautifully balanced wine with a dark ruby-red color and an expressive nose of fresh cassis, violets and cinnamon. It has a lovely attack of fresh fruit and it is beautifully balanced. The finish is extremely long with a slight tannic grip. Enjoy now through 2024.
Dried strawberry and loamy earth on the nose. Some mushroominess. A tad puny on the palate. Perhaps it's too old? - Tasted at winery 4/21/10
More red in color, this wine had intense aromas and flavors of currants and red berries, crushed flowers, hints of peppermint, tobacco and vanilla. Long finish. A lot of young fruit but very approachable soft tannins and velvety feel. Outstanding balance of fruit, acid and alcohol. I didn’t find it had as many nuances of flavor as the Napa offering but was more pleasurable to drink. I found this was my favorite of the two Silver Oak offerings, perhaps because it was more approachable.
Fruit-forward, yet not overwhelming. Saturated with soft berry, spice, round body. Absolutely delicious! Nice tannins finish off this lovely wine.
External Reviews for Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Tasting NotesThe 1999 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a beautifully balanced wine with a garnet color and a complex nose of raspberries, cassis, violets, cinnamon and caramel. It is luscious and full-bodied on the palate and has a lovely fruity attack and an incredibly long lingering finish. Properly cellared, this wine will continue to improve through 2024.
...Brooding aromas of currant syrup, licorice, naphtha and tobacco leaf. Fairly intense flavors similar to the aromas. Still quite youthfully tight, but offers solid concentration and very good length. Just a hint of greenness on the end; the firm ta... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1999 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 750ml