Augustus Cabernet Franc 2014

Red Crianza wine Celler Avgvstvs Forvm Penedès (Spain) Cabernet Franc 4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente Based on 2 reviews Price: 12.40 € VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle
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Details for Augustus Cabernet Franc 2014

Type:
Red Crianza wine
Producer:
Celler Avgvstvs Forvm
Wine region:
Penedès (Spain)
Grape varieties:
Cabernet Franc
Bottle:
0.75 L
Alcohol content:
13,5%

Augustus Cabernet Franc 2014
Front and back

Review:

There are very few wineries which have carved out such a reputable name as Augustus Forum by opting strongly for quite an unusual grape in the production of single varietals. On the estate at El Vendrell, 3 km from the sea, a small winery surrounded by vineyards, in the purest Bordeaux style, conceals a limited number of bottles of this extraordinary Cabernet Franc which already has a long and successful track record behind it. Perhaps its scant production is the reason why it's not so well-known as the house's Chardonnay, or the superb Forum vinegars, which now have their allotted place in the kitchens of Spain's best restaurants.

At Augustus Forum, the Roca family, with brothers Albert and Oriol clearly heading up the project, appreciate as few do the merits and requirements of the Cabernet "younger sibling"; this can only explain why the wine is so recognisable each year but without failing to express the character of the vintage. It's always an elegant wine, robust, pleasant, and complex too. It has all the character of a good French Cabernet cloaked in Mediterranean warmth and a clever usage of oak. Menthol, spicy, brimming with ripe fruit and substantial toasty notes, generous, full and long. Matorral shrubs, cherries in liqueur, liquorice, pepper, graphite, blue flowers... it doesn't stop growing. Without a doubt, a magnificent example of this varietal's capabilities.

Food Pairing:
Oven-baked turkey / braised vegetables / rabbit / roast lamb / pork / cured cheeses / chocolate
Production:
Vinification material:
Wood
Ageing period:
16 months
Barrel age:
Used
Type of wood:
French oak
Production:
6390 bottles
Tasting:
Colour:
Picota cherry red / intense / garnet / violet glints
Bouquet:
Fruit aromas / red fruit / black fruit / peppers / nutmeg / pepper
Palate:
Dense / balanced / good acidity / complex / varietal notes / Mediterranean character / spicy notes / fruit aromas / menthol notes / fresh
Recommendations:
Optimum serving temperature:
Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Customer reviews of Augustus Cabernet Franc 2014

4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 2 opiniones de cliente 4.5 /5 (Based on 2 reviews)

4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Calidad | by: ANDRES 30 October 2019

He probado añada 2012 - 2013 - 2014... No defrauda, este si es un vino que hay que abrir y esperar para descubrir todos su potencial. Una copa cada noche 🌃. Tapón de vacío y hasta la quinta noche que se acabó fue brindando los aromas y sabores de l Cabernet Franc...

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5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Vino muy elegante | by: Legare 04 December 2018

Un gran vino, de los pocos Cabernet Franc monovarietales con carácter. Un vino muy logrado y muy agradable para beber, tanto solo como en compañía.

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Celler Avgvstvs Forvm

Avgvstvs Forvm
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Penedès, Spain

Cellers Avgvstvs Forvm is a small family-owned winery located in the Baix Penedès region. In 1983 they acquired a property that lies right alongside the ‘Via Augusta’, and named the winery after this old Roman road. The land, with its calcareous soils, fairly shallow and stony in texture, was converted...

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