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Finca Agostino Agostino Inicio Cabernet Franc, Mendoza

  • Finca Agostino Agostino Inicio Cabernet Franc, Mendoza

Finca Agostino, Agostino Inicio Cabernet Franc, Mendoza

Quick Overview

Cabernet Franc from Argentina: firm, full and fruity.

Availability: In stock

Online price €20.00

Further Details

You may know Cabernet Franc as a blending grape in Bordeaux, or as a more significant component of the reds you're likely to find in French supermarkets further north. It is of course one of the stars of the Loire Valley, but in a modest vintage its vegetal character can limit its appeal.

The ideal wine-growing conditions of Mendoza's Maipú region allow the grapes to ripen fully and emphasize a richer, darker side in the resulting wine. There's a Cabernet-family blackcurrant depth to the flavours, but at the same time a herby, spicy edge, that make this a great choice with lamb and pork—try the Inicio Malbec with your steak!

If you'd like to read more about how the newcomer fits in with Malbec, here's a recent article by Amanda Barnes for the South American Wine Guide.

Additional Information

Supplier's website Finca Agostino
Vintage 2016
certified organic No
Grape variety Cabernet Franc
Alcohol % 13%
Technical sheet Download supplier's pdf here

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