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Pulenta Estate Gran Cabernet Franc 2018

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Pulenta Estate Gran Cabernet Franc

Pulenta Estate Gran Cabernet Franc is deep ruby in colour, with an intense aroma of roasted pepper, eucalyptus and spice. Its entrance on the palate is sweet and smooth, due to the presence of round and ripe tannins. The wine is aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months, giving the wine an elegant and long finish.

95 Points – Tim Atkin

94 Points – James Suckling

Vineyard

Location: vineyards from «La Zulema » estate, Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza.
Altitude above sea level: 3215 feet.
Varietal: 100% Cabernet Franc.
Age: vineyards planted in 1992.

Yield per hectare: 5.300 bottles/ha.

Harvest

Harvest: April 2015.
Brix: 24,4°
Manual harvest in cases of 18 kilos.

Vinification

Manual selection of bunches and grapes at the winery.
48hs of cold maceration at 8°c and complete maceration for 21 days.
Fermentation in small stainless steel tanks, roll fermentors and oak barrels.
Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrels.
18 months aging in French oak barrels.
Alcohol: 14,45%
Total acidity: 6,10 g/l (tartaric acidity).
Ph: 3,70.
Sugar: <1,80 g/l

Producer

The Pulenta family has been a prominent and respected force in Argentine viticulture for three generations. Sons of well-known winegrower Antonio Pulenta, and descendants of Italian immigrants, Eduardo and Hugo Pulenta founded Pulenta Estate in 2002. The vineyards are estate-owned and farmed for high quality and limited yields.

The Pulenta family has been making wine in Argentina for three generations. The sons of winemaker Antonio Pulenta and descendents of Italian immigrants, Eduardo and Hugo Pulenta, gave life to Pulenta Estate in 2002, combining experience and highly qualified labor.

The tradition, knowledge, and experience of the family acquired during 100 years since the arrival of Angelo Polenta y Palmina Spinssanti to Argentina, live today in Pulenta Estate. www.pulentaestate.com/en/vinos.php?idc=3&idp=30

Our mission is to produce a limited series of great wines, proudly made in Argentina.

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