2013 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Estate: Silver Oak Cellars

Region: Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, North Coast, California, United States of America


Tasting Note:September 22, 2017

First wine from the third table we visited at Zachy's Grand Opening in D.C.

Deep garnet with a mix of ruby core. Slightly savory on the nose, a bit dirty too with earthy and woody notes. Dark berries weaved throughout. Similar on the palate with vanilla and black currants. Heavy tannins (7/10) while being smooth and rounded. Full bodied and long finish.

Made up of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 1% Malbec. Aged for a total of 24 months in 50% new American oak barrels. Additionally this is aged for 15 months in bottle prior to release.

Drink Dates:

2017 till 2030.


92+ points.

Price Point:

$$$ - Retail price from the winery is $75.00, Zachy's was selling for $82.99.