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Desierto 25 Cabernet Franc 2012 Wine Review

Desierto 25 Cabernet Franc 2012

Desierto 25 Cabernet Franc 2012

Patagonia, Argentina

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Desierto

Agent: Heritage Cellars

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Full-bodied with charred black fruit, toasty oak, smoke and blackness. Very big and oaky. Decant 2 hours and pair with a rare steak.

Cabernet Franc food pairings: Brazilian slow-cooked pork, roast turkey, beef and black bean stew, shepherd's pie.

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This Desierto 25 Cabernet Franc 2012 was reviewed on July 25, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Bodega del Desierto translates to Winery of the Desert as the winery is located in the isolated town of 25 de Mayo, La Pampa province, Patagonia, Argentina. Surrounded by 160 kilometres of desert, the grapes for the low yielding vines must survive in an austere environment. The cracked earth depicted on the label is the photographic image of the desert soil near the vineyard. - Community Wine Reviews

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