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Bevan, Tench Vineyard Cuvée EE 2015

Your Price: $285.00

Optimum drinking: 2018-2040
Rating: 100 - Jeb Dunnuck
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 65%, Cabernet Franc 35%, Merlot 5%
Winemaker: Russell Bevan
Appellation: Napa Valley, North Coast, California
Bottle report: Excellent condition.

Bevan Cellars’ Tench Vineyard Cuvée EE 2015 was rated a perfect 100 points by Robert Parker.

Russell Bevan and Victoria De Crescenzo started dating back in 1995, when back then their favourite game was “Guess the Wine.” From Minneapolis they went on to take many wine tasting trips to California where they learnt from the likes of Philip Togni, Bob Foley and Greg La Follette. The couple then spent three years searching for the right site, which they found in the Bennett Valley, just a few miles from where Russell grew up. A dozen friends helped them sort their first ton of grapes by hand, fermenting three separate tranches and vinifying accordingly and the rest, as they say...

"Pure perfection is the 2015 Tench Vineyard EE and it’s a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Cabernet Franc and 5% Merlot brought up all in French oak. This tour de force boasts phenomenal notes of spring flowers, violets, plums, blueberries, black cherries, and incense. Full-bodied, seamless, perfectly balanced and layered, hats off to Bevan for this crazy good Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon." Jeb Dunnuck

"…a candidate for perfection, with a black/purple color, striking nose of spring flowers intermixed with forest floor, blackberry and cassis. The wine is opulent with a voluptuous texture, loads of sucrosity from this vintage’s small yields and a killer finish of more than a minute. It should drink well for 20-25 years.” Robert Parker

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