2003 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Silver Oak

87Average Score
0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace
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Critic Notes

Abundant notes of roasted herbs, aggressive toasty vanillin and a woodsy character emerge from this medium dark garnet-colored wine that is revealing some lightness at the edge. The Silver Oak Cellars offerings seem far less concentrated and impressive than they did 15-20 years ago. This 2003 reveals a distinctive herbaceousness as well as a nose of Asian spices, black cherries, black currants, spice box and loads of forest floor and underbrush scents. Its American oak aging is somewhat intrusive, even at age ten. Fully mature, it needs to be drunk up. Jun 2013, www.robertparker.com

Score: 87-/100Robert Parker
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United States
Sonoma Coast
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