Catena San Carlos Cabernet Franc

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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Varietal: 100% Cabernet Franc
Alcohol: 13%
Total Acidity: 5.6 grams/liter
pH: 3.56

WINE DESCRIPTION: Family vintners for over 100 years, the Catenas are recognized for their pioneering role in high-altitude viticulture in Argentina. This Cabernet Franc is sourced from the family´s historic vineyards in San Carlos. Here, the sandy-loam soils and mountainous climate yield a wine with concentrated ripe red berries, a touch of eucalyptus and black pepper, robust tannins and smooth lengthy finish.

VINIFICATION: This wine goes through cold maceration for 3 days at 50ºF (10ºC). The juice is then fermented for 20 days with a post-fermentation maceration of 10 days. 12 months in barrel (35% new). Barrel selection varies depending on vineyard and vintage – 100% French oak.

VINEYARDS: San Carlos Vineyard (1090m/3576ft). Alluvial origin. Loamy sandy soil with thick calcareous layers with rounded rocks on the bottom (70% Sand – 10% Clay – 20% Silt)

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg