Imagine the dense aroma of ripe cherries, along with the slight hint of charred wood and subtle notes of dark chocolate. The moment you take a sip, the wine envelops your senses and takes them on a journey, with each sip getting more and more enjoyable. Today, we are going to discuss a particular wine that I can confidently say is one of my all-time favorites - the 2015 Trinchero BRV Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley. In this post, we'll look at the wine's background, taste profile, and why it's a must-try for all wine lovers.
The Vintage - A Quick Background
First, let's have a quick look at the 2015 vintage. It was a pretty warm year in Napa, and the grapes took longer to ripen, leading to full, rich flavors. The Trinchero BRV Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were harvested at the end of October 2015. Following the harvest, the grapes were cold-soaked for two days and then fermented in small batches to bring out their full potential.
The Taste Profile
The 2015 Trinchero BRV Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon has an opaque in color and dark ruby hue, giving a hint of the complex flavors you're about to experience.
The nose opens with an array of aromas that will leave wine lovers craving for more - such as blackcurrant, blackberry, cedar, vanilla, and mocha.
The wine’s flavors of black cherry, tobacco, and black licorice are coupled with hints of chocolate that finish with a lingering honeyed sweetness and smooth tannins.
This wine pairs exceptionally well with dishes of beef, lamb, or pork, as well as sharp cheeses.
Why Should You Try Trinchero BRV Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon?
Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley is known for being full-bodied and being a tannic wine, which is precisely what the Trinchero BRV Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon is - and much more. The wine is well-balanced, fruit-forward, and still manages to reliably maintain the traditional Napa Cab profile. It is the perfect sipping wine, pairing well with grilled meats, hearty stews, or a hard cheeseboard.
Bringing It All Together - Final Thoughts
The Trinchero BRV Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon is a cant-miss wine, without a doubt one of the best from Napa Valley. Its beautiful tastes and aromas, classic Cabernet Sauvignon profile, and the complexity of the 2015 vintage make it the perfect evening wine all year round. Whether you're an experienced wine lover or just starting, I guarantee this wine will take your taste buds on a journey that you do not want to miss.
In conclusion, the 2015 Trinchero BRV Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon wine is one for the books, supported by its complexity, delightful taste profile, and a beautiful aroma. From the knowledge of the 2015 wine-making process to its pairing, there's no stopping it from becoming one of the best wines within the wine industry. Therefore, this wine should without a doubt be on your list of go-to wines. It will not only leave you with an amazing after-taste but remind you of every reason why it is considered a top-tier wine.