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Silver Oak

Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Dark red fruit, faint smell of coffee, leather. Soft tannins. Best friend of my tomahawk ribeye that could have fed a medium sized family. Love the classic style of Silver Oak. — 15 days ago

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Silver Oak

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1991

Has held up well. Been cellared — 8 days ago

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A great vintage!! 🍷 🍇

Silver Thread

Good Earth STV Estate Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2019

This CF could please a lot of different tastes! It is light but has good structure. — 2 months ago

Silver Ghost

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

David T
9.0

First time having Silver Ghost.

This had nice texture, thickness, was round & lush. Blackberries, black plum, black raspberries, plum, touch of very dark cherries/raspberries & shades of blue fruit round out the fruits. Expresso roast, sweet tarriness, black licorice, mid intensity back spices, tobacco, soft leather, mild volcanics & limestone, barrel shavings, dry crushed rocks, stones, rich dark earth with an array of fresh & slightly withering; dark, red, purple & blue florals. Nice round acidity. The finish is rich, lush, elegant, round, respectfully balanced and good but, uneventful finish/experience. Falls into the serviceable Napa Cabernets category.
— 19 days ago

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Single Thread

Cole Ranch Vineyard Riesling 2019

John Howard
9.1

Super elegant and clean. Nice @Ross Cobb. — a month ago

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@Web Bond sounds good. Got one in the fridge.
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Wow! Looking forward!
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Thank you!

Dow's

Silver Jubilee Vintage Port 1977

David T
9.3

Allen Brothers Lava Cakes/Soufflé & 1977 Port. Pinch me!

Whenever I have wine this old, I always ask the people I share it with, what were you doing in 1977?

The beautiful thing about really old Port is how it softens all the edges & the elevated ABV. Smooth as silk.

This was a 375ml and farther along than a 750ml. The color was more Tawny than Port at this point. Wine on the leaner side. The fruits were; Thompson raisins, dates, figs, prunes, and some dried blackberries. Caramel, molasses, melted brown sugar, Cognac & Brandy presence, subtle wood shaving, nuts, butterscotch, graham cracker, dark withering flowers with beautiful acidity. The long finish was; rich, polished, well balanced, smooth and persistent for minerals.

If we had gone out for this dinner, it would have been $2500 plus tip & it wouldn’t have been this good which, is why we choose to cook rather than go out.

Cheese Course $25 pp
Salad $18 pp
Allen Brothers 6oz Ribcap $85 pp
Carrots $9 pp
Crispy Potato Wedges $12 pp
Soufflé $20 pp
Launois "Veuve Clemence" Brut Blanc de Blancs N/V Champagne $150
Glass of 2017 Pierre Boisson Bourgogne Blanc $25 pp
2018 Enderle & Moll Pinot Rose $75
1967 Bertani Valpolicella Amarone $625
2003 Chateau Lascombes $325
1977 Dow Port 375ml $275
Glass of Ruinart N/V Rose $35 pp
$2591 plus tax and gratuity
7 Hour Dinner

Nor would the music & ambiance been as good.

Interesting exercise penciling it all out.

Photos of; the boats used to transport Port from Douro to Oporto called a “Barcas”, grape stomping in a Lagare and our Allen Brothers Lava Cake/Soufflé.
— a month ago

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You had a nice evening. Beautiful described 👍
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I chose not to do the math on many evenings...
In '77 I was soiling cloth diapers.

Tobin James

Silver Reserve Paso Robles Lagrein 2017

Nice, minerality, jammy wine with an oak finish — 10 days ago

Crimson Thread

California Red Blend

We really enjoyed this from when we opened it to finishing the next night. Very smooth and fruity, but not sweet. Definitely on our list to have again. — a month ago

Silver Beach

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Citrus, tangerine notes — 11 days ago

Silver Thread

Dry Riesling 2019

Excellent foundational bottling And under $20! — 2 months ago