Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1992
The 1992 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has a dark, ruby-red color and a classic nose of cassis, cigar box, chocolate, roasting coffee and cinnamon. This wine has a very full body, harmonious with echoes of cassis in flavor, which beautifully balances a long, slightly tannic finish. This lovely example of Alexander Valley Cabernet is drinking beautifully now and will continue to improve through 2015 given proper cellar conditions.
First came across Silver Oak completly by accident driving through Napa Valley and happened upon their release day in 1994. Crowds were still small, went baack two years later and in was a zoo. Love their earlier offerings lately they seem to be falling off.....
Wonderful wine. We drank from a magnum and it was intense and flavorful from start to finish. A long balanced finish. Delicious.
Absolutely fabulous. Although pricey, it seems to fall under the radar when compared to the Caymus' of the world. I can say that Silver Oak is easily in my top 2 or 3 when it comes to Napa Cabs.
External Reviews for Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Presents an unmistakable American oak character of dill and lavender, with ripe currant and plum-scented fruit. Nicely balanced, supple and complex, with a lingering aftertaste... Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1992 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 3000ml
Dark, intense, complex and concentrated, with rich, dill-scented chocolate, currant and blackberry fruit. Well-focused, with softening tannins and a firm tannic backbone.--92 California Cabernet retrospective. Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1992 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 750ml
...offers more of the classic blackcurrant, cedar character. There is plenty of high quality, sexy, smoky oak in the nose to go along with copious quantities of jammy black fruits. Full-bodied, with a creamy texture, and a sweet, expansive, chewy mid... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1992 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 750ml
...possesses that tell-tale Silver Oak, lavishly oaky, Provencal herb, sweet, smoky, jammy black-cherry and cassis-scented nose. Full-bodied, opulent, and succulent, this creamy-textured, luscious, low acid wine should continue to drink well for 10-1... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1992 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 750ml
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