Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon

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2007 Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon

Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon available in Memphis at the Wine Market

The Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon is a beautiful representation of a full-bodied and terrifically structured Napa Valley Cab.  This particular Cabernet is a blend of 85%Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc. The grapes come from a mix of Silverado’s Stags Leap Vineyard (58%), their Mt. George Vineyard (36%) and the rest coming from other vineyards. After 18 days in stainless steel tanks the wine is put into a mix of French and American oak for malolactic fermentation.

The wine is earthy with deep fruit flavors or raspberry, blackberry and a hint of blueberry.  As the wine opens more fruit is exposed, a touch of cranberry and even some ripe plum offset by some cherry on the palate. The finish is long and the earth continues along with a bit of licorice and pepper.  Some of us at Wine Market got a touch of green olive too. Strong but integrated tannins wrap this wine up with balance and grace.

With the balanced tannins and a wonderful acidity, this is a particularly food friendly wine that would be great with seasoned pork, braises and lamb spiced on the heavy side.  It’s big enough to handle beef with horseradish or even a Ribeye with blue cheese.

This Cabernet Sauvignon is easy to drink and immediately conjures thought of food; ready to drink or now or great to cellar!

About the Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon:

  • Napa Valley
  • 85% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 10% Merlot
  • 3% Petit Verdot
  • 2% Cabernet Franc
  • Stags Leap Wineyard (58%)
  • Mt. George Vineyard (36%)
  • Aged 18 days in Stainless steal
  • Mix of American and French Oak

Silverado Tasting Notes:

  • Earthy
  • Raspberry, blackberry, blueberry
  • Cranberry, Cherry and Ripe Plumb
  • Licorice
  • Pepper
  • Green Olive
Scott discovered this wine while visiting Wine Country and had to bring this wine into Wine Market. Read about his trip here. We’re very happy to be able to sell it here at our Memphis wine store.

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