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Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2005

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Harvest Date: October 17 to 22 Vineyard: 100 percent Stags Leap vineyard Appellation: Stags Leap District, Napa Valley Bottling Date: August 2007 Release Date: October 2008 We picked at 25.8 Brix, with yields of 5.74 tons to the acre. Average 27 day maceration. The wine averaged 18 months in barrels, 100 percent new French oak. 1,693 cases were bottled. Volatile acidity: 0.59 grams per liter. Dry residual sugars.

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Silverado Vineyards:
The Stags Leap District is one of the smallest, yet most renowned, wine growing regions in Napa Valley. Here, Silverado Vineyards has been quietly producing world-class wines from their state-of-the-art winery for over 20 years. With grapes sourced almost entirely from Silverado’s family-owned estate vineyards, these hand-crafted wines are created in small lots with extreme care. They express... Read more
The Stags Leap District is one of the smallest, yet most renowned, wine growing regions in Napa Valley. Here, Silverado Vineyards has been quietly producing world-class wines from their state-of-the-art winery for over 20 years. With grapes sourced almost entirely from Silverado’s family-owned estate vineyards, these hand-crafted wines are created in small lots with extreme care. They express richness, elegance and age-worthiness. Silverado wines are unique - one-of-a-kind blends of location, philosophy and winemaking style. The Mediterranean-style stone winery, established in 1981, stands on a knoll above the Silverado Trail in the heart of the Stags Leap District. Silverado is a legendary name from the early mining days. Today it symbolizes the Miller family’s long term commitment to the future of Napa Valley wine. Read less

Member Reviews for Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

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Snooth User: CTwine
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3.00 5
11/11/2009

This dark purple wine has explosive aromas of jammy fruit including plum, cherry and currant followed by some hints of tobacco and smokey oak. On the palate, this full-bodied cabernet opens with wonderful black fruit flavors of blackberries and black cherries with some black tea and pepper in the middle and some licorice on the back. The oak was subtle and the tannins were rather soft for such a big and young Cabernet.


Snooth User: Bay Area WineO
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4.00 5
06/01/2010

Four glasses


External Reviews for Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
01/04/2012

The elegant 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa (87% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc) reveals notions of lead pencil shavings intermixed with black cherries, black currants, toast, and damp earth. It is a mid-weight, flavorful red with good acidity as well as a moderately long finish. It should keep for 7ndash;10 years.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

The elegant 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa (87% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Franc) reveals notions of lead pencil shavings intermixed with black cherries, black currants, toast, and damp earth. It is a mid-weight,... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Forward aromas of mocha, cassis and bay leaf. Full and rich black cherry and cassis fruit meet cinnamon and pepper spices and sweet oak on the palate. Superb balance continues through a persistent finish.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

This is a wine of pedigree. It shows in the exquisite acids and tannins and overall balance of its parts, including oak. The flavors are classic blackcurrants and cassis, with a nice edge of dried herbs. Not a blockbuster, it's probably best now.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Ruby-red. Oaky aromas of black cherry and baking spices. Sweet, pliant flavors of redcurrant and baking spices, with a chocolate mint character emerging as the wine opened in the glass. Finishes with slightly rough, broad tannins and lingering spice character.


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

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

The elegant 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa (87% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc) reveals notions of lead pencil shavings intermixed with black cherries, black currants, toast, and damp earth. It is a mid-weight, flavorful red with good acidity as well as a moderately long finish. It should keep for 7-10 years.


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Intense dark ripe red fruit aromas with dried herb and spice leads to a broadly structured palate with layers of berry fruit compote, bittersweet chocolate and vanilla.

Harvest Date: October 17 to 22 Vineyard: 100 percent Stags Leap vineyard Appellation: Stags Leap District, Napa Valley Bottling Date: August 2007 Release Date: October 2008 We picked at 25.8 Brix, with yields of 5.74 tons to the acre. Average 27 day maceration. The wine averaged 18 months in barrels, 100 percent new French oak. 1,693 cases were bottled. Volatile acidity: 0.59 grams per liter. Dry residual sugars.

1693 cases produced.

Closure: Cork

Wine Specs:

Total Acidity: 5.44 grams per liter

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