Salton Classic Cabernet Franc 2012, Serra Gaucha

Cabernet Franc Cabernet Franc
Brazil, World

$12.95 (363515)

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87 pts
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September 13, 2014

Critic Reviews (1)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A very juicy, affable easy drinking cabernet. Very good value - although a touch simple, the wine is pure, clean and...

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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

Given its origins, this is a surprisingly good effort, a ripe Cab Franc with compelling aromas of dark fruit, raspberry cordial, earth, and leather; unfortunately, there isn't nearly enough fruit to offset the dry, green tannins that fill the mouth along with cherry tartness on the finish, and so it doesn't really have anywhere to go in terms of aging, and with some time in the open it turns a bit funky and pruny, though the emergence of savoury vegetal and green pepper notes helps; flaws aside, a great value for an enjoyable wine from a part of the world not exactly known for its viticulture.

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