More Vintages and Sizes of Silver Oak - Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley:
Author: Robert Parker
The 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa (93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Petit Verdot) is a narrowly constructed, firmer, less generous offering than previous vintages of the nineties. The attractive dark ruby/purple color is accompanied by sweet aromas of cassis, smoked herbs, oak, and earth. Gritty tannin is noticeable in the finish. Drink this Cabernet during its first 10-12 years of life.
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Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 06/05/2013
Drink Dates: 2013-2014
very earthy, almost smoky on the palate. still some oakiness left but overall well balanced with enough fruit to carry to through the finish, whihc retains a nice minerality. drink now.
Trust Rating: 80
Tasted On: 03/20/2013
Drank with Luca Cammisa
Tasted On: 07/22/2010
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 12/28/2008
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