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GRAN ENEMIGO Cabernet Franc 'El Cepillo' Single Vineyard 2016 Bottle - NO DISCOUNT

GRAN ENEMIGO Cabernet Franc 'El Cepillo' Single Vineyard 2016 Bottle - NO DISCOUNT Image

Red Still Wine | Argentina | Mendoza | 75cl

£54.95 / £329.70 case

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Red Still Wine

ABV: 13.5%
Size: 75cl
Closure Type: Cork
Country: Argentina
Region: Mendoza
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Grape: Cabernet Franc

Description

The Wine Advocate: 97+ points - Drink Date: 2019 - 2032
"These single-vineyard bottlings are like a snapshot of the place, and the 2016 Gran Enemigo El Cepillo Single Vineyard capture the wilderness and the (scarce) local vegetation of the place: thyme, rosemary, rockrose—austere and perfumed but not exotic. The cracked black peppercorn note on the palate reminded me that this is (mostly) a Cabernet Franc, with its fine-grained tannins and its long and dry finish. 2016 was an unusual year, with lots of rain and cooler temperatures that complicated things in many places, but it was exceptional in many high-altitude locations within the Valle de Uco where El Cepillo is. This is both powerful and delicate, while the 2015 is more direct. This is simply superb. 4,000 bottles were filled in late 2018."

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