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2014 CATENA Cabernet Franc San Carlos

CATENA Cabernet Franc San Carlos 2014

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  • Country
  • Country
  • Argentina
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Geographical Indication (GI)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Mendoza
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • San Carlos
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Cabernet Franc 100 %
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 13.5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • 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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  • Tasting notes

    The nose offers elegant aromas of spices, fresh thyme and rosemary, red berries, cassis and raspberries, with layers of cedar. The mouthfeel is full and rich with cassis, raspberries and notes of black pepper and oregano. The finish is bright and fresh with finely grained tannins.

Press reviews

  • - 93 Points -

    Tim Atkin MW, 2016

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  • - 92 Points -

    August 2017

    Full-bodied, juicy and savoury with meaty bacon notes that are so good. No bell pepper here my friends. Layers of lapped up luxury. Pair with grilled lamb.

    Cabernet Franc food pairings: roast turkey, stuffed breast of veal, pork tenderloin.

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