The Excellence of Provenance Cabernet Sauvignon 2017!

Provenance Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 is a that has been receiving a lot of buzz lately, and for good reason! This robust red from California's Napa Valley is made from grapes grown in the Rutherford appellation, kown for its ideal growing conditions for Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Provenance 2017 vintage is one of the best releases we've seen in recent years. It features aromas of blackberry, plum, cassis, and dark cherry, with hints of mocha and baking spices. On the palate, you'll find flavors of black cherry and blackberry jam, with notes of toasted oak and cedar. This full-bodied wine has integrated tannins that prvide structure but don't overshadow this delicious red's vibrant fruit flavors.

The 2017 Provenance Cabernet Sauvignon was made with grapes sourced from Thomas Allen Vineyards and Winery as well as Hook or Crook Cellars. The team at Far Niente purchased the Provenance facility and vineyard acres in 2007, along with the brand and inventory. After two years of cooler weather in California, the 2012 vintage brought excellent growing conditions which really helped to bring out this wines complexity even further.

Critics have been raving about this vintage too! They agree that 2013 was one of the best vintages for Napa Cabernet in history and that Provenance is a great example of what can be achieved when you get perfect growing conditions like those experienced in 2012. Consumer reviews also give high marks to this wine for its great value – it's an excellent choice if you're looking for a delicious red at an affordable price point.

We highly recommend trying this fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon! We think it's perfect for enjoying on its own or pairing with grilled meats or rich tomato-based dishes like lasagna or eggplant parmesan. Don't miss out on this great release – pick up a bottle (or two!) today!

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The Best Year for Cabernet Sauvignon

When it comes to cabernet sauvignon, the years 2001, 2002, 2005, 2007 and 2009 have all been identified as excellent vintages that produced highly complex and stunning wines. In particular, 2005 stands out as an outstanding year for cabernet sauvignon that yielded full-bodied wines with deep color and intense flavor profiles. However, 2006 should not be discounted, as it created cabernets that are richly concentrated and will age gracefully over time. Ultimately, each vintage has its own unique characteristics that make them special in ther own right. To find the best year for cabernet sauvignon for you, it's best to sample a few different vintages and decide which one you enjoy the most.

Who Acquired Provenance Winery?

Far Niente was the first to purchase Provenance Winery, acquiring the facility and vineyard acres, as well as the brand and inventory. Following Far Niente's purchase, the Lodi entity then bought the brand and inventory from Far Niente. Thomas Allen Vineyards and Winery now owns Hook Or Crook Cellars, which produces 225,000 cases annually in addition to its portfolio of Provenance Winery.

How Long Can Unopened Cabernet Sauvignon Be Stored?

Cabernet Sauvignon can be kept unopened for 7-10 years when stored in ideal conditions. To ensure the wine is kept at its most optimal state, it should be stored in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight and any vibrations. The temperature should remain consistent and between 10-13°C (50-55°F). Additionally, the bottle should be laid down on its side to keep the cork moist and airtight. When following these steps, Cabernet Sauvignon can be enjoyed for up to 10 years after purchase.

Comparing the Quality of French and California Wines

The answer to the question of whether French or California wine is better depends on individual preference. Both French and Californian wines offer a variety of flavors and styles, with distinct qualities that make them unique. French wines tend to be more acidic with lower levels of , while Californian wines are generally higher in alcohol and less acidic. In addition, each region has its own variety of grapes and winemaking techniques that can produce different flavors. Ultimately, choosing between French and California wines comes down to personal taste.

Drinking 10-Year-Old Cabernet Sauvignon: Is It Safe?

Yes, you can drink 10 year old Cabernet Sauvignon! Cabernet Sauvignon is a bold, full-bodied that has the potential to age beautifully over time. After 10 years of aging, the tannins in the wine will have softened, allowing for a smoother and more balanced drinking experience. The flavors of 10 year old Cabernet Sauvignon will be more complex than younger varieties, with notes of dark fruits such as blackberry and plum as well as hints of tobacco, leather, and cedar. If properly stored in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight, your bottle of 10 year old Cabernet Sauvignon should be perfectly enjoyable to drink. Enjoy!

Identifying a Quality Cabernet Sauvignon

When trying to determine if a Cabernet Sauvignon is good, there are seeral things to consider. First, look for a dark or inky purple color with rich hues. This color comes from the dark cherry and thick-skinned grape that was used in making the wine. Next, smell the wine: it should have aromas of blackberry, cassis, eucalyptus, and baking spices. Finally, taste the wine: it should be full-bodied with intense flavors of blackberry jam, cedar, and tobacco that leads to a smooth finish. All of these elements should be present for a good Cabernet Sauvignon.

How Long Does Cabernet Sauvignon Last?

Cabernet Sauvignon can be aged for up to 10 years, depending on the vintage and producer. Its tannins and acidity give it the ability to age well. Generally, the wine's structure will improve over time, gaining complexity and nuance as its tannins mellow out. As a rule of thumb, you can expect a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon to be at its best 7-10 years after harvest.


The 2017 Provenance Cabernet Sauvignon is a fantastic example of a California Cabernet. This vintage has been highly acclaimed by critics and consumers alike, with its deep color and complex flavor profile. It showcases dark fruits, oak, and jammy notes, as well as being smooth on the palate. The price point makes it an excellent value for an age-worthy Napa Cabernet. Whether you are looking for a good wine to enjoy now or one that will improve with aging, the Provenance Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 is definitely worth considering.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.