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Size: 750ml Country: USA Region: California Sub-Region: Napa Valley Producer: Silver Oak
Silver Oak's 2008 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a complex and layered expression of California Cabernet. The wine has a dark garnet color and is bursting with fruit even as it is poured. On the palate, it has an extraordinarily rich attack, a satin texture and an exuberant expression of fruit on the mid-palate that comes from picking grapes at the peak of their ripeness. Given proper cellaring, this wine should give drinking pleasure through 2032.
"Itís easy to see why Silver Oak remains so popular with the restaurant crowd. Itís made in a more restrained style than many other Napa Cabs. Thereís plenty of berry and currant fruit as well as oak, but itís accompanied by tobacco and herbs that give the wine an earthiness. What the wine lacks in dazzle it more than makes up for in elegance and subtlety. Should develop well for at least a decade." -Rated 91, Wine Enthusiast
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