1998 Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley
Alexander Valley, Sonoma, California
WB Rating: 88

Alcohol by volume: 12.8%
Price at time of purchase: $60.00 (Limited availability)
Type: Cabernet / Bordeaux
Principal varietal(s): 100% Cabernet

Tasted twice in the past several months with consistent reviews. Smoky dark currents and underbrush in the fairly forward nose, along with a touch of tobacco and mint. Flavorful as always -- has Silver Oak ever made a wine that was less than delicious? -- but this struck us as not nearly as rich or long as many other Silver Oaks of past years. - HK 2004-01-10


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