Imperial Stag Cabernet Franc
Imperial Stag Wines
Argentina - Mendoza   

Bright deep ruby color, with spicy aromas reminiscent of red pepper, pepper and slight sensations of licorice.
In the mouth we can again find the typicity in its spicy flavors, balanced tannins, fresh, vibrant acidity and good volume.
Persistent, complex finish, with the authentic characteristics of a great Cabernet Franc.

Wine Type
100% Cabernet Franc
Age of vines
Average 15 years
Agricultural Practices
Soil type
Silt-sandy soil of alluvial origin with pebble stones at 70cm depth covered with calcium carbonate.
Harvested by hand in 39 pounds cases. Selection of bunches at the winery. Carefuly destemmed.
72 hours of pre-fermentative maceration at 5°C.
Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperatures between 27°C and 30°C.
Spontaneous malolactic fermentation. Pigeage by hand.
Maturation: 12 months in French oak barrels (Boutes: grand reserve) of 500 and 225 litres.
Ageing in bottle for 6 months.
142 (9-liter cases)

Perfect companion for red and game meats, pasta, stews, rice and a variety of winter cuisine dishes.

Reviews and News

2021 Imperial Stag Cabernet Franc - 93 PTS - TA

2021 Imperial Stag Cabernet Franc - 93 PTS - TA

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- Tim Atkin 2023 Argentina Special Report, 93 pts

Producer Information: Imperial Stag Wines

Imperial Stag Wines was founded in 2010, when two wine passionate American hunters decided to buy a vineyard at over 2400 ft. in elevation near historic San Rafael, part of ...
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