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2017 CATENA Cabernet Franc Appellation Series San Carlos

CATENA Cabernet Franc Appellation Series San Carlos 2017

25.02* CAD

$25.02* * Suggested retail price

  • 18 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 64121
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Speculative
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • Argentina
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Geographical Indication (GI)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Valle de Uco
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • San Carlos
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Cabernet Franc 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    At heart, Catena is a story about family. Family who poured their lives, passion and spirit into transforming scrub-laden desert into some of the most beautiful and unique vineyards in the world. Family that passed their knowledge from generation to generation, blending collective memory with state-of-the-art science from the new world of viticulture. Family who, through risk-taking, faith and a little luck, transformed their treasured Mendoza terroir into the fountainhead of the award-winning...

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Press reviews

  • - 90 Points -

    June 2018

    Along with the 2016, I also tasted the following vintage, the 2017 Appellation San Carlos Cabernet Franc. This is from a warmer and slightly riper year, and the wine shows softer and riper. It matured in 100% French oak barrels before it was bottled in 2018.

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  • - 92+ POINTS -

    July 2018

    Bright medium ruby-red. Classic aromatic Cabernet Franc nose offers blackberry, spices and violet, plus a faint hint of creosote. Concentrated, floral and energetic, delivering a wonderfully suave, fine-grained texture and a sexy oak element. The finish features building tannins and rising spicy length. A distinctly serious Cabernet Franc for aging. Vigil told me he considers this to be a perfect example of the variety.

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