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2002 Silver Oak - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

Silver Oak was founded in the early 1970s by Ray Duncan and Justin Meyer, a former winemaker with Christian Brothers. The founders' goal was to create exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon that would be distinguished by its elegance and finesse. In most years, the wines are made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes sourced from the Alexander and Napa Valleys. The developing wine is aged 30 months in... More »

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92
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2011-2013 VF: 2004-2017
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 126
Author AdamSmith
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 03/13/2013
Drink Dates 2004-2017
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Author Richard N1962
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 93.75%
Tasted On 12/26/2012
Drink Dates 2012

As good as it will get. Tons of toasted vanilla. Very nice. Not full throttle. Ready to drink.

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Author noelivan
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.043%
Tasted On 01/16/2012
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Author Bryon
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.38%
Tasted On 01/01/2012
Drink Dates 2011-2012

Christmas Day with the Pittengers! We had the Mandavi Oakville 2004 and 2006, the Silver Oak Napa 2002 and the 6-8-9 2009. The 6-8-9 was our starter wine in the afternoon, for dinner the Silver Oak was first and the Mondavi's followed. All came out great, the 6-8-9 a little light and very fruit forward. The Silver Oak was on the decline but had nice fruit and color, the oak component was suttle, very soft and went down EASY!. The Mondavi's were harder to taste but they still had oak and life in them for aging. Not as nice to drink but still enjoyable.

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Author Batard Montrachet
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.246%
Tasted On 12/20/2011
Drink Dates 2011-2012

Well rounded Cabernet Sauvignon standard. 9 years old and the tannins have helped this cab age beautifully. Drink these 2001's and 2002's now. Rich notes of chocolate, tobacco, and a touch of white pepper. Nice finish.

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Author Stewart
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90.909%
Tasted On 10/07/2010
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Author Todd7
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.104%
Tasted On 08/23/2010

Decanted for 3 hours and brought wine up to room temperature. A beautiful bouquet of blueberries and blackberries. Smooth, buttery, luxurious on the uptake with well-rounded tannins and a finish that will make you yearn for more.

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Author Ronn L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 89.296%
Tasted On 06/27/2010
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Author Rick2002
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.34%
Tasted On 12/19/2009
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Author BGR44
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Tasted On 11/27/2009
Drink Dates 2012-2020

big tannin with fruit slightly behind, still a big enjoyable cali-cab

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Author Conrad K
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.382%
Tasted On 12/27/2008
Drink Dates 2005-2015

Vanilla on the nose. Medium bodied with casis and blackberry on the palate. Long finish.

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Author jmsenger
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 11/06/2008

Held up pretty well after 22 hours of flying around the world. Opened up nicely as the evening went on.

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Author Dr. Correa
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Tasted On 07/11/2008

sedoso, bal., elegante, ready

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