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Alexander Valley

Alexander Valley is an American Viticultural Area just north of Healdsburg, in Sonoma County. It was granted AVA status in 1984, with amendments made in subsequent years. The Russian River flows through the valley, and the region was named for Cyrus Alexander, a 19th century landowner and grape grower. The AVA includes 15,000 vineyard acres, much of it rich, alluvial soil layered on a bed of gravel, somewhat similar to many vineyards in Bordeaux. Alexander Valley is sheltered from marine weather by the low hills northeast of Healdsburg, though it is often shrouded in the morning fog coming off the Russian River. Some of the earliest commercial winemaking in the area started in the 1880s, when immigrants formed the Italian Swiss Colony cooperative at Asti. The region made jug wines until the 1960s and 1970s, when a new wave of quality-minded producers started estates. Today Alexander Valley is home to some of California’s most admired wineries, including Simi, Stonestreet and the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. Silver Oak Cellars, though based in Napa Valley, has a second winery in Alexander Valley where it makes Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Many grapes do well in the Alexander Valley, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Zinfandel.

2008 Ridge Carmichael Zinfandel

5 available
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1986 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Capsule condition issue; very top shoulder fill; label condition issue

WS  92   

2017 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

36 available
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2017 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light label condition issue

2 available
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2017 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light capsule condition issue

2017 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light label condition issue

1997 Turley Vineyard 101 Zinfandel

Capsule condition issue; signs of past seepage; light label condition issue

WS  91   
ST  91+    
RP  89-91   

2019 Turley Vineyard 101 Zinfandel

WA  95   
VN  94   
2 available
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1980 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light capsule condition issue; light signs of past seepage; light label condition issue

1980 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light capsule condition issue; base neck fill; label condition issue

1980 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light capsule condition issue; light label condition issue

1980 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light capsule condition issue; base neck fill or better; light label condition issue

2016 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

13 available
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2016 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light label condition issue

2 available
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2017 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

5 available
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2017 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Light label condition issue

2014 Bedrock Wine Company Nervo Ranch Heritage

VN  95   
RP  93   
WS  92   
4 available
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1977 Chateau St. Jean Individual Bunch Selected Late Harvest Belle Terre Vineyard Johannisberg Riesling

Light capsule condition issue; lightly depressed cork; light signs of past seepage; label condition issue

1977 Chateau St. Jean Individual Dried Bunch Selected Late Harvest Robert Young Vineyards Johannisberg Riesling

375ml

Light capsule condition issue; label condition issue

1976 Chateau St. Jean Robert Young Vineyards Individual Bunch Selected Late Harvest Johannisberg Riesling

Light capsule condition issue; lightly depressed cork; label condition issue

2013 Rodney Strong Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon

RP  92+    
WE  91   
6 available
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2010 Rodney Strong Brothers Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon

Signed bottle

WS  91   
WE  90   

2013 Ravenswood Big River Zinfandel

2 available
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2007 Stonestreet Alexander Mountain Estate Lost Pine Merlot

6 available
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2012 Stonestreet Bear Point Vineyard Chardonnay

RP  95   
VN  93