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2005 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley
- Sonoma County
- Alexander Valley
Community Tasting Notes 181
March 26, 2016 - Agree with the comments on tannins below. I expected much more from silver oak, especially after a 10+ years nap.
March 6, 2016 - Done. Drink up. Pleasant nose but really lacking on the palate with no finish at all. Should have drunk 18-24 months ago.1 person found this helpful Comment
December 5, 2015 - Initially dominated by oak on the nose and an unpleasantly woodiness on the palate. After a two hour decant, this dissipated. Black fruit and tea predominate. Better balanced than I had anticipated though not particularly complex. Tannins are not yet resolved. Probably at the start of its drinking window.
November 24, 2015 - Delicious; drinking very nicely right now.
Blauweiss Likes this wine: (92 points)
November 20, 2015 - Extremely fine aroma of ripe fruit, elegant and complex with secondary notes of tobacco, tea, leather.
The palate is medium-bodied ++ , fine acidity, balanced, and well reflects the nose. Long and more elegant than Napa Cabs often can be. Shows what a great aging potential these wines possess. Don not drink them too Young is my advice!
Pro Reviews 1
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2009, IWC Issue #144 (link)
(Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2005
- Type Red
- Producer Silver Oak
- Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Sonoma County
- Appellation Alexander Valley
- UPC Codes 084444100090, 086891072913, 1000000000214, 400100152225, 736211538833, 892026001006
- Pending Delivery 19 (0%)
- In Cellars 6,036 (65%)
- Consumed 3,255 (35%)