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ESTATE CABERNET FRANC/TANNAT 2017 Uruguay
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer GARZÓN
Very deep intense purple colour. Spicy, complex, cedary, mocha-chocolate-tinged, ripe, warm, plum-cherry purée nose. Dry, medium bodied, slightly spicy, tangy, bright, ripe plummy-cherry flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid finish. Quite ready-to-drink. This unoaked blend of 80% Cabernet Franc and 20% Tannat has 14% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with lot number EC100619 on the back label. Has not appeared in Vintages before. CSPC 12651
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Bar Win
Country Uruguay
Region
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Bright, Ripe, Plum-Cherry Purée
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Unoaked and made entirely from estate fruit, this wine blends 80% Cab Franc with 20% Tannat. What results is a charmingly fruit-forward, food-friendly wine bursting with ripe black currant embroidered with delicate mint and cedar cross-stitching, all with enough tannin structure to show beautifully through 2024. (Vintages panel, May 2019) Price $ 16.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 22, 2020
Cases bought 349 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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