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Augustus Cabernet Franc 2015

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€11.20

Augustus Cabernet Franc 2015

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 16 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5

Score

90
Enterwine Score 90
90
Media rating 90

Availability: In stock

€11.20
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Details

The Cellers Avgvstvs Forvm produces the Augustus Cabernet Franc from some of the scarce Cabernet Franc vineyards existing in Catalonia.

Located only 3 km from the sea, the plants grow under a mild mediterranean climate.

After the harvest, the grapes were macerated for 11 days with the skins and then fermented under a strict temperature control.

Then this Spanish red wine was aged for 16 months in 300-litre 2nd and 3rd year French oak barrels.

Finally, this varietal red wine from Penedès from the DO Penedès was gently filtered and clarified before its bottling. Before its commercial release, it was further aged for 12 months in the bottle.

Aerate Augustus Cabernet Franc 2015 30 minutes before drinking.

6,666 devilishly good bottles produced.

This wine won the Vinari de Bronze 2019 in the age-worthy red wine category.

Additional Information

Appearance

The Spanish red wine Augustus Cabernet Franc has a nice, medium-low cherry-coloured robe with some garnet tinges.

Nose

Very expressive and fresh, this crianza red wine from Penedès exhibits some delicate aromas of lilies and violets, alongside some vegetal notions, hints of wild berries and notes of toast, clove, Jamaican pepper and cocoa. An understated, yet highly suggestive personality this wine has.

Palate

Pleasant and elegant, this wine by Augustus Forum has a smooth, suave body and a savoury texture. Red fruit, green bell pepper, white pepper and some floral remembrances. Very good acidity and mild tannins. Clean, fresh finish.

Our personal opinion

A nicely crafted Cabernet Franc, very original, Augustus Cabernet Franc 2015 by Avgvstvs Forvm simply exudes class.

OTHER VINTAGES

Augustus Cabernet Franc 2014:

Enterwine 90.

Augustus Cabernet Franc 2013:

Enterwine 89.

Augustus Cabernet Franc 2012: 

Peñín 90.

Augustus Cabernet Franc 2011

Peñín 89.

Year 2015
Type Red
D.O. Penedès
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 16
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 90
Media rating 90
Other guides No
Name of Award Vinari Awards 2019: Bronze Vinari - Age-Worthy Red Wine category.
Mono-Varietal Cabernet Franc
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Birds, Chocolate, Cow´s cheese, Cured cheeses, Duck, Grilled vegitables, Mushrooms, Red meat with gravy, Risotto, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Stews
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Light, easy to drink, Lively and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. Cabernet augustus review by The rain in Spain on 4/5/2019
    Value

    Yummy tobacco leaves and dark chocolate, with a note of Provence herbs. Drinks nicely.

  2. AG review by Cab Franc on 11/6/2017
    Value

    Cab Franc geek here. I tried this after dozens of good or very good Loire Cab Francs. Nothing to regret. Nice varietal character with a medium body. Very satisfying.

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