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Castello di Roncade Cabernet
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Castello di Roncade Cabernet 2018

Veneto, ItalyThis estate was founded in 1508, and the current family has owned the historic property since the early 1900’s. The entire estate is farmed organically. Cabernet blends 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Cabernet Franc, matured in large neutral oak for 8-9 months. The cherry, raspberry fruit is hemmed in with lashes of sapid green branch, and dusted with peppercorn. Tannins are soft and lightly sticky to a shorter finish. A lean, green, bright (12.5%) version of cabernet, reminiscent of Loire Franc.Tasted: 27 September 2020Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: BC 25.00 private wine stores Producer: Castello di RoncadeDistributors: Sur Lie
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon - Cabernet FrancCSPC: 32309