The Cooper’s Oak Cab

Reader-recommended, blogger-approved.

Their cabernet sauvignon is one of the better Missouri wines – nay, one of the better cabs period – I’ve had in a long time. It’s chewy, huge (13.9%) and packing the tannins to match. Unsubtle, but this may be the first age-worthy Missouri wine I’ve had. Very, very impressive. All hail Cooper’s Oak Winery.


Author: Scott

I am a married father of two. I graduated from Rock Bridge High School and then Mizzou before spending six years in the Washington, D.C. area. We returned to Columbia, Missouri in 2006.

2 thoughts

  1. Very glad you liked (loved?) Cooper’s Oak cab. Did you go to their facility in Higbee or buy in Columbia? I think you’ll be impressed with all of their “bold reds”. They even have a very popular sweet red called “My Sweet Dear”. It cracks me up because the label has a charming picture of a deer head on it. Can’t vouch for it because I don’t care for sweet wines, but I’m sure it’s good. Eagle Liquor is another place in Columbia you can purchase Cooper’s Oak wines, in addition to Patricia’s and Hy-Vee.

  2. I bought it at Hy-Vee in Columbia, but a Higbee visit might need to be on the summer list. I’ll have to check out Eagle Liquor sometime…I know they have a pretty good selection.

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