The 2005 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has a dark garnet color and a rich, complex nose of boysenberry, truffles, sandalwood and allspice. It has a great attack, a silky mid-palate and a very long finish with grainy tannins. This wine will continue to improve until 2031, given proper cellaring.
Composition: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot
The 2006 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a complex and refined wine that develops beautifully in the glass to reveal multilayered nuances of aromas. It has a dark ruby color and an enticing nose of cassis, black truffles and violets. On the palate, the wine has an elegant attack and bursts with flavors of fresh forest fruit, potpourri and Asian spices. It has a long finish with smooth, well-integrated tannins. With proper cellaring, it should give drinking pleasure through 2026.
Composition: 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot
Our 2007 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon combines elegance and depth in a balanced expression of this classic California vintage. It has a dark ruby color with a garnet edge and a complex nose of sandalwood, cedar, cassis, black cherry, dark chocolate and roasted coffee. On the palate, it is extremely rich and mouth-coating and has a long finish of concentrated fruit and spice with a slight tannic grip. This wine is remarkable in how it continues to evolve in the glass over the course of a meal. It has great maturity of aromas and tannins at moderate alcohol. With proper cellaring, this wine should give drinking pleasure through 2033.
Composition: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc