Riccitelli 'Vineyard Selection' Cabernet Franc 2018

Riccitelli 'Vineyard Selection' Cabernet Franc 2018

94 POINTS: James Suckling
94 POINTS: The Wine Advocate
94 POINTS: Vinous

"The intensely spicy and peppery 2018 Viñedos de Montaña Cabernet Franc is an aromatic expression of the grape, where I also found floral nuances and some herbs. The flavors were pungent and penetrating, with good depth and small-grained tannins. It was produced with grapes from two different vineyards, one in Los Arbolitos in Chacayes at 1,150 meters above sea level and the other one in Campo de los Andes at some 1,300 meters in altitude. I loved the nose, and the palate was nothing short of phenomenal also, nicely textured and with serious tannins, spicy and herbal, and with a dry, austere finish."
 - The Wine Advocate

"Riccitelli's 2018 Cabernet Franc Viñedos De Montaña hails from Los Chacayes,
Uco Valley and was aged for 16 months in used French barrels. Purple in color,
the nose offers hints of gunpowder and licorice along with pristine, delicate
blackberry and raspberry notes and a touch of pepper. Gentle in the mouth, the
billiard ball tannins keep the freshness and fruit rolling along into the balanced
 - Vinous

ABV: 14.5%

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