Calcu Gran Reserva Cabernet Franc has an intense red, bright and velvety color. The nose is full of an expression marked by fresh berries and hints of flowers. On the palate it presents a great body with good balance, elegant tannic structure, and a long, fresh and fruity finish.
The 2018 Gran Reserva Cabernet Franc was produced with a new variety on the property, planted more recently and complemented by 6% Carmenere and 4% Petit Verdot. It matured in French barrique for one year. It's varietal, clean and pure, herbal and spicy, with good balance and integration of the oak. It has pungent flavors and fine tannins.
The 2018 Cabernet Franc Gran Reserva also includes a 6% portion of Carménère and 4% Petit Verdot and was aged for 12 months in French barrels. Intense in hue, it delivers a nose of mint, black currant and cassis. Concentrated and firm on the palate; the tannins are active and lean, while the finish is bold and flavorsome. A red that will improve with time. Drinking window: 2022 - 2030