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Provenance Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford
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(2005 Vintage) Wine Tasting Notes Our Provenance Vineyards Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon displays lively red currant, black cherry and wild blackberry aromas layered with classic mocha and toffee character. Hints of clove, violet and dark chocolate are released with each swirl of the wine. The wines richly textured, opulent dark berry flavors open with chocolate, espresso and accents, and then pick up more subtle nuances of spicy black pepper, black tea and green olive on the mid-palate. Overall, the sensation read more...Wine Tasting Notes Our Provenance Vineyards Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon displays lively red currant, black cherry and wild blackberry aromas layered with classic mocha and toffee character. Hints of clove, violet and dark chocolate are released with each swirl of the wine. The wines richly textured, opulent dark berry flavors open with chocolate, espresso and accents, and then pick up more subtle nuances of spicy black pepper, black tea and green olive on the mid-palate. Overall, the sensation is of impeccable balance. The wines plush tannins and long, graceful finish make this a classic Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon, with the distinct cocoa powder nuances of "Rutherford Dust." (hide)

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    had it with meatloaf and it was pretty good. deep color. good oily smell. not earthy. more fruity. smooth but it might need a little more time to age.

    over 6 years
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  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2005 Vintage) We were at the Boston Wine Expo and had the opportunity to try this gem with winemaker Tom Rinaldi. This very dark opaque purple wine opens with a nice black cherry like bouquet with hints of mushro...
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 12/08.
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2004 Vintage) This wine calls out for a pan seared NY State Strip Steak. The bouquet of this wine was fairly big and had some spicy tones too it. On the palate, the wine is smooth, rich, concentrated, and has so...
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 92-94 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 4/06.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03