85 Silver Oak, 86 Montelena - Printable Version

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- Bucko - 01-24-1999 05:16 PM

The 85 S.O., while still alive, is beginning to have the oak predominate and overpower the remaining fruit. Drink up.

The 86 Montelena is drinking well right now, with many years of life left in it. Full of luscious black fruit, complex flavors and softening tannins. Very lovely.