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Silver Oak Alexander Cab 2002

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The Alexander Valley cuvee is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged in new oak. The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley offers abundant quantities of spice vanillin cedar herbs and smoke soft round creamy-textured flavors good black cherry and currant notes and a spicy medium-bodied easy-going personality. Enjoy it over the next 7-10 years. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.

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Silver Oak Cellars:
We pride ourselves on making one varietal that is food-friendly and deliciously drinkable upon release. Our story begins in the early 1970’s when Ray Duncan befriended winegrower Justin Meyer. The two formed a partnership and co-founded Silver Oak Cellars in 1972 with the bold vision of producing only Cabernet Sauvignon. Today, under the leadership of Ray’s sons David and Tim and... Read more
We pride ourselves on making one varietal that is food-friendly and deliciously drinkable upon release. Our story begins in the early 1970’s when Ray Duncan befriended winegrower Justin Meyer. The two formed a partnership and co-founded Silver Oak Cellars in 1972 with the bold vision of producing only Cabernet Sauvignon. Today, under the leadership of Ray’s sons David and Tim and Director of Winemaking Daniel Baron, we produce two wines: our Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Silver Oak’s unwavering focus on making exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon enables us to continually improve and refine our craft. Each of our two estates – one in Napa Valley and the other in Alexander Valley – is dedicated to producing a single wine. These two Cabernet Sauvignons consistently reflect the very best of their appellations. Our estate vineyards are ideally situated to provide optimal growing conditions for our Cabernet Sauvignon. We also work closely with top independent growers throughout the Napa and Alexander Valleys to ensure a reliable source of excellent fruit. We complement this fruit with grapes from top independent growers throughout both appellations, giving our winemaking team the flexibility they need to realize the full potential of each Silver Oak vintage. Tasting Room Tasting rooms at both of our estates are open Monday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm and Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm.  We are closed  some holidays. Read less

External Reviews for Silver Oak Alexander Cab

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

The Alexander Valley cuvee is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged in new oak. The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley offers abundant quantities of spice vanillin cedar herbs and smoke soft round creamy-textured flavors good black cherry and currant notes and a spicy medium-bodied easy-going personality. Enjoy it over the next 7-10 years. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon is richer and fuller bodied than the 2001 with a more muscular structural overlay. Less evolved and not displaying the pungent spicy notes of the 2001 it offers loads of new oak cassis dried herb chocolate and fruitcake notes. Give it another 1-2 years of bottle age and drink it over the following 10-14 years. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley recalls some of the winerys top efforts from the mid-nineties. A deep ruby/purple color is accompanied by a sweet nose of chocolate toasty oak dried herbs and a sweet textured medium to full-bodied palate. This nicely layered rich plump Cabernet will be at its finest between 2004-2012. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.




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