Silver Ghost

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

9.05 ratings
9.22 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
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9.2

The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon opens with soaring floral and savory overtones. Inky, deep and flavorful, this dense yet mid-weight Cabernet delivers the goods. I would prefer to drink it on the young side, while the inky, jammy fruit remains vibrant. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, January 2022)

The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon opens with soaring floral and savory overtones. Inky, deep and flavorful, this dense yet mid-weight Cabernet delivers the goods. I would prefer to drink it on the young side, while the inky, jammy fruit remains vibrant. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, January 2022)

1 person found it helpfulJan 7th, 2022
Shay A
9.2

@Delectable Wine : This is the new Silver Ghost Cabernet Franc. I didn’t see it in the database.

A new, one off bottle from Weston at Silver Ghost. Score is based off potential as this was obviously super young, but I wanted to see what to expect.

I really think Weston nailed the varietal character here. So incredibly floral in the glass with Potpourri/violets, baking spices, dark black cherry and blackberries. A touch less powerful than their Cabernet, as expected, with a slightly crunchy profile. Oak tannin bulked up the longer this was open, so either wait, or give this some time in the decanter.

Being a Napa cab franc fan, I can’t recall another in this price range that is better. Can’t wait to see how this is showing in another few years.

@Delectable Wine : This is the new Silver Ghost Cabernet Franc. I didn’t see it in the database.

A new, one off bottle from Weston at Silver Ghost. Score is based off potential as this was obviously super young, but I wanted to see what to expect.

I really think Weston nailed the varietal character here. So incredibly floral in the glass with Potpourri/violets, baking spices, dark black cherry and blackberries. A touch less powerful than their Cabernet, as expected, with a slightly crunchy profile. Oak tannin bulked up the longer this was open, so either wait, or give this some time in the decanter.

Being a Napa cab franc fan, I can’t recall another in this price range that is better. Can’t wait to see how this is showing in another few years.

1 person found it helpfulOct 24th, 2021
Jason Muniz

Good dinner wine

Good dinner wine

Oct 3rd, 2022
Bart Bartlett

Great dark fruit notes to start, which open up a floral middle and a peppercorn finish. Wonderfully complex wine!

Great dark fruit notes to start, which open up a floral middle and a peppercorn finish. Wonderfully complex wine!

Mar 28th, 2022
Melissa Housman

Melissa had this 6 months ago

Melissa had this 6 months ago

Jul 28th, 2022