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Catena San Carlos Cabernet Franctext
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Catena San Carlos Cabernet Franc 2018

San Carlos, Central Region, Mendoza, ArgentinaThe San Carlos Cabernet Franc comes is sourced from vineyards in San Carlos, a sub-appellation of the Uco Valley. The site boasts sandy loam soils at 1090 metres, yielding highly concentrated ripe wine with a red demeanour. The texture is a focus at Catena, and this wine has it in spades mixed with mint and black pepper and dense, rich tannins that swell the finish. Cabernet franc can be captivating the world over, and this Argentine version over-delivers for the variety. You will find it in BC restaurants and private wine shops, and it is worth looking for.Tasted: 01 March 2021Tasted by: Prices: BC 33.00 select private retailers AB 24.50 select private retailers MB 26.00 select private retailers ON 19.95 LCBO Producer: Bodega Catena ZapataDistributors: Trialto Wine Group
Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.
Grape: Cabernet FrancCSPC: 64121UPC: 7794450002853