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Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1989

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The 1989 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has a dark ruby-red color, with a nose of blackberry, sandalwood, peppers and ginger. It has a medium body, and a long slightly tannic finish. Enjoy now. Due to limited supply in our library this wine was last tasted June 2002. Some bottles are past their prime, others are peaking now.

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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
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External Reviews for Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

...successful for Silver Oak. The 1989 Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley exhibits a spicy, vanillin, and black olive-scented nose, rich, velvety, medium to full-bodied flavors, low acidity, and a long, lush, jammy fruit-filled finish... Robert Parker. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1989 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 750ml



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The 1989 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has a dark ruby-red color, with a nose of blackberry, sandalwood, peppers and ginger. It has a medium body, and a long slightly tannic finish. Enjoy now. Due to limited supply in our library this wine was last tasted June 2002. Some bottles are past their prime, others are peaking now.

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