1989 - Cabernet Sauvignon

The hallmark of a great Cabernet vineyard is that it produces fine wine year after year, maintaining consistent high quality and asserting its unique character over different vintages. Originally planted in 1969, Silverado Vineyards was among the first to establish the reputation of the Stags Leap District for fine Cabernet Sauvignon.

$850
Wine
Vintage Notes Our 1989 vintage is true to its excellent vineyard heritage, with deep ruby color, aromas of currants and berries, and an exquisitely lush flavor. Traditional Bordeaux winemaking techniques, such as blending with a small proportion of Merlot and careful aging in new and seasoned French oak barrels, add to the complexity and aromas. Beneath the wine’s appealing youthfulness is a firm, balanced structure that suggests a long life and continued improvement.
  • Varietal 96.6% Cabernet Sauvignon
    3.4% Merlot
  • Appellation Stags Leap District
  • Vineyard 100% Silverado Vineyard
  • Harvest Info September 10 - 20, 1989
  • Analysis 13.9% Alcohol
    6.45 g/L TA
    3.43 pH
    Bottled April - May 1991
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