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Provenance Vineyards Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon

Provenance Vineyards Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: This wine offers complex aromas of mocha, soy and black olive with a touch of cedar and hints of mushroom and mint. These initial aromas give way to a bouquet of dark chocolate, black cherry, pumpkin pie spice and black pepper. One the palate, the wine offers rich texture and notes of chocolate, blackberry, tobacco and espresso. The finish is smooth, showing classic varietal characters of cocoa powder and that distinctive Rutherford dust. As tannins fully integrate with time, this elegant wine will only improve. Pair with rich foods such as beef Wellington, grilled rib-eye steak with breadcrumb salsa and roast leg of lamb coated with mustard, garlic and herbs.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.


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