Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Double 2008

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Winemaker's Notes Our 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a dark, rich full-bodied wine with great tannic str...

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Classic aromas of light dill, and even oregano, enmeshed in slightly charry Marshmallow vanilla oak. Under that blanket there are balanced and prom... Read more

The nose has rich currant and dried balckberry flovors. A rich mouthfeel of ripe blackberry and very ripe cherry. a bit hot on the finish but that ... Read more

Much improved over the '06 but still sadly over priced. Great structure and the tannins are riper in this vintage. Notes of currants and chocolat... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Double

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065211,110
3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 10/14/2009

Classic aromas of light dill, and even oregano, enmeshed in slightly charry Marshmallow vanilla oak. Under that blanket there are balanced and promising notes of bell pepper tinged red cherry fruit. In the mouth his is smooth and velvety with a sweet, easy character and good length to the somewhat simple toasty, black cherry fruit. There's a bit of raspy tannin on the finish but nothing offensive. A solid, if small scaled, bottle of Cabernet. 87pts


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Snooth User: Epicurean Hedonist
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2009 04/28/2012

The nose has rich currant and dried balckberry flovors. A rich mouthfeel of ripe blackberry and very ripe cherry. a bit hot on the finish but that quickly disapears and finishes long with saddle and leather notes.


Snooth User: Matt Walker
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2.50 5
Vintage: 2007 08/08/2011

Much improved over the '06 but still sadly over priced. Great structure and the tannins are riper in this vintage. Notes of currants and chocolate throughout. Still, there are much better Cabs out there for $60+ than this mass produced name.

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Snooth User: fmh0725
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2007 07/27/2012

One of my favorites. Always reliable and full-bodied Cabernet, and reasonably priced.


Snooth User: darrin guevara
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2007 11/24/2011

Wow! Taste and enjoy, you won't be disappointed.


Snooth User: Drummerhawk
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 12/03/2011

Still young, this Silver Oak will mellow over time. Strong flavors of black fruit and cedar, medium tannins and long finish. I'd suggest 2014 as the best time to pop one of these babies.


Snooth User: tjs0629
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2007 09/07/2011

Great wine


Snooth User: 111ImNumber1
822657194
3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 06/23/2011

This is a good bottle of wine. It is not very good or excellent. It is not worth the $70. I would say this is a $20 bottle of wine. Flavors are hidden and just a little bit of tannin. For $70 you would be able to get much better wine. It is a bit one dimensional. I am 87 point on this effort. Happy drinking!


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External Reviews for Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Double

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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 04/10/2014

A swarm of fine tannins are wound around a plush core of black cherry, pomegranate and red pepper in this firm red, persisting impressively on the extended, coffee-inflected finish. Needs time in the cellar to unfold. Best after 2015.


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Source: NapaCabs.com
Vintage: 2010 07/06/2011

Two pack : Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley and Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 04/10/2014

The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Merlot that spent 20 months in 67% new French oak. Classic Cabernet on the nose, with gorgeous creme de cassis, raspberry ganache, lead pencil shavings and hints of flowers, it is rich, concentrated and decadent on the palate, yet has brilliant purity, a weightless, elegant texture and knockout polish to its tannin. Already approachable due to its balance and overall seamlessness, this full-bodied effort can be consumed now and over the coming 10–15 years. 2,000 cases made. Drink now–2025+.


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Vintage: 2010 03/21/2014

87% cabernet sauvignon and the balance merlot aged in two-thirds new French oak for twenty months. Inky core to a hazy purple rim. The nose is reticent at this stage with hints of juicy black cherry and chocolate. On the palate it is very rich and seamless but retains piercing acidity that helps the whole thing stay vibrant. Very rewarding and enjoyable now this has a finish that won't quit. It just needs some time in the cellar to get all the parts together. Revisit in 2015 and enjoy for the following decade or more. Ryan Moses.


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 04/10/2014

This is a heavy-duty Cabernet, big in every way, with rich black cherry and cassis fruit, and dense, dark tannins. The long, slightly grainy finish reinforces the impression of raw power, yet the wine retains perfect proportion and is nicely differentiated from the other 2010s crafted by winemaker Chris Figgins.


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2010 04/10/2014

Bright ruby-red. Vibrant nose offers cassis, blackberry, Baker’s chocolate, minerals, violet and licorice. Polished on entry, then juicy and intense in the middle, offering pristine dark berry and spice flavors framed by penetrating acidity. Higher-pitched than the 2009; lovely cooler-year definition and energy here. Finishes with serious but fine-grained tannins and sneaky persistence. Potentially the best release yet from Doubleback, and balanced to age.


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Vintage: 2009 04/13/2012

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Washington in USA. 2009 Doubleback Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


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Winemaker's Notes:

Winemaker's Notes Our 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a dark, rich full-bodied wine with great tannic structure and mouth-feel. It has a garnet color and a nose of ripe boysenberries, cherry liqueur, dark chocolate, sandalwood and a hint of roasting meat. On the palate, it is mouth-coating and incredibly rich in umami. It has a very long, savory finish with the slight grip of fine-grained tannins. Given proper cellaring, this wine should give drinking pleasure through 2030.

Winemaker's Notes Our 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a dark, rich full-bodied wine with great tannic structure and mouth-feel. It has a garnet color and a nose of ripe boysenberries, cherry liqueur, dark chocolate, sandalwood and a hint of roasting meat. On the palate, it is mouth-coating and incredibly rich in umami. It has a very long, savory finish with the slight grip of fine-grained tannins. Given proper cellaring, this wine should give drinking pleasure through 2030.

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