Red

2005 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Alexander Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 181

  • UBD wrote:

    March 26, 2016 - Agree with the comments on tannins below. I expected much more from silver oak, especially after a 10+ years nap.

  • dontime wrote:

    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
  • chefdilletante wrote:

    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.

  • Redteeth wrote:

    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!

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2009, IWC Issue #144 (link)

    (Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • 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

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 19 (0%)
  • In Cellars 6,036 (65%)
  • Consumed 3,255 (35%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

95% Like It  73 votes