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1994 Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon Limited Reserve

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / NAPA
  • 78 WA
  • 93 WS
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon

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SKU: 59103-1994-750

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Total:
$79.00

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 93

    A dramatic effort. This Cabernet is bold, ripe, rich and concentrated, gushing with minty currant, black cherry, plum and wild berry flavors. It's highly extracted, delivers a long, rich aftertaste.
    Author: James Laube
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 78

    I have been critical of the red wines from Silverado, which often taste frightfully austere with sharp levels of acidity. I was troubled by the extremely lean, painful, sharp personality of the 1994 Cabernet Sauvignon Limited Reserve. An austere wine, with high acidity, a disappointing medium ruby color, and minty, underripe red currant flavors, it has an astringent personality. To me, it is an inexplicable Cabernet Sauvignon from a vintage that has probably produced more profound Cabernets than any to date.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating: 88

    Such a promising nose. Starts with wonderful cherry, kirsch, spices, cedar. Dies as it moves to the back of the mouth. No mid-palate or body. Disappointing. Leaves you wondering where it all went.
    Drink Dates: 2008-2010
    Author: StuTarheel
The Stags Leap District is one of the smallest, yet most renowned, wine growing regions in Napa Valley. Here, Silverado Vineyards has been quietly producing world-class wines from their state-of-the-art winery for over 20 years.

With grapes sourced almost entirely from Silverado's family-owned estate vineyards, these hand-crafted wines are created in small lots with extreme care. They express richness, elegance and age-worthiness. Silverado wines are unique - one-of-a-kind blends of location, philosophy and winemaking style.

California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like Staglin, Beringer, Ridge, Mayacamas and Chateau Montelena in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 154 bottles owned
  • 44 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 88
    (Out of 44 collectors)