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2000 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
4.53 average rating 13 ratingsrate it
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 88
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Silver Oak Winery
About Silver Oak Cellars

Prestigious and fashionable, Silver Oak produces only two wines, its Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Both are medium-bodied and smooth, with exotic suggestions of bourbon, cocoa butter and chocolate from the American oak barrels in which they are aged for 30 months or longer.

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2000 Silver Oak Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Producer: Silver Oak Cellars
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin: California
Region: Napa

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85 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2005

($100) Bright, deep red. Nose dominated by milk chocolate and smoky oak. Lush, chocolatey and smooth on entry, with sweet flavors of raspberry and oak. Then a bit green and hollow in the middle palate, despite a smooth texture. Lacks a bit for weight. Tannins turn dry and a somewhat green on the end.

88 Points | Wine Spectator
88 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Napa Valley

Napa Valley is the most famous wine-growing area in the U.S. It begins at the base of Mount St. Helena in the north and tapers off some 30 miles to the south into the floodplain where the Napa River enters San Francisco Bay. From Mount St. Helena to the city of Napa, the valley is defined by two north-south ridgelines of the Coast Range Mountains.
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Cabernet Sauvignon

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