on Oct 18, 2007
I'm a Silver Oak 'junkie,' I must admit. Opening their wine is never disappointing!
Color: This wine is a deep garnet, with bright, pink edges
Nose: You can definitely smell the oak, blackberries, and perhaps a tiny hint of chocolate? Evolved over the 30 minutes or so in the glass to a slightly sweeter oak/smokey scent.
Palate: Smooth with a moderate finish. Ripe fruits, blackberries, cherries, and a slight hint of tobacco. Coats the tongue nicely.
If you've never had Silver Oak, it is a *must try* wine! And visit the wineries in Alexander Valley and Oakville! The AV winery folks were incredibly nice and generous with their time and wine!
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