ricominciare 'altisimo' cabernet franc 2009

valle de uco, argentina

 

VARIETAL: 100% Cabernet Franc

VINEYARD: Finca San Vincente Estate at 3,000 ft altitude

FARMING PRACTICES: Estate grown; 100% hand-harvested into 40 lb boxes

WINEMAKING: Fermentation with native yeasts; very lightly filtered

AGING: Light aging (3 months) in new French oak barrels

PRODUCTION: 220 cases

TASTING NOTES: Aromas of earthy cherry and stewed fruit. The palate is juicy and bright with balanced acidity. Red fruit flavors with hints of chocolate.