Zuccardi Poligonos San Pablo Cabernet Franc 2018

Tasting Notes

Winery: Familia Zuccardi
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
SKU: ZUCPOLCABFRA2018 Categories: ,
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Zuccardi Cabernet Franc 2018

$26.99

Awards/Reviews

95 pts James Suckling April 2020

This is top-notch cabernet franc with terracotta, tile and blackberries. Some hazelnuts. Full to medium body. Firm tannins. Savory and juicy. Drink or hold.

93+ pts Wine Advocate Issue #245 Oct 2019

As the wines from San Pablo tend to be, the 2018 Polígonos San Pablo Cabernet Franc is austere and sharp, with less ripeness and alcohol than the others. This is only 13% alcohol despite the fact that it’s harvested later than any other regions (it’s one of the last grapes harvested in the winery). It’s vibrant, varietal, herbal and fresh, serious and dry, with a long finish. It matured in a 2,500-liter oak foudre. 3,000 bottles were filled in February 2019.

93 pts Wine Enthusiast ‘Editors’ Choice’ July 2020 – Top 100 #58 for 2020

This racy Cabernet Franc from winemaker Sebastián Zuccardi is made entirely in concrete. Plum and berry tones are full and fresh on the nose and palate, while flavors of black fruit, herbs, tea and tomato linger on the smooth finish. Drink through 2024

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