The outstanding 2015's are coming and this is one of the first. Provenance winery produces this finely tuned super value Napa Valley Cab. Winemaker Trevor Durling sources grapes from throughout the valley accesing fruit from both Provenance and Sterlings vineyards. Almost half is grown right in Rutherford. 98% Cabernet Sauvignon and the balance Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Merlot. The wine is aged 15 months in 30% new oak. This 2015 wine shows rich, deep flavors good intensity and balanced structure. The black currant, cherry, cocoa flavors fan out on the palate and the fine grained tannins offer a rich mouthfeel, suggesting good longevity for this Cab as it lingers on the finish. A stunning value for the price!
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The whole idea of Uppercut is producing affordable Cabernet from one of the world's premier winegrowing regions. Fortunately, winemaker Chris Cooney has access to fruit from some of Napa's best valley, bench and mountain vineyards. This gives him the latitude to create a wine that is rich, complex and consistent from vintage to vintage. Made at the prestigious Provenance winery in Napa, they also produce a Meritage, Chardonnay, Merlot and Zinfandel.