2017 Abbott Cabernet Franc

$32.00

Overview

The Father grape to Cabernet Sauvignon, but very different from a Cab. Known for its wonderful aromatics & great acidity. Delectable.

Suggested aromas: This wine shows bright ripe pie fruit, herbal notes & earthy undertones on the nose with supple acidity, ripe red fruit & rich tannins on the palate.

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Winemaker Specs

Blend: 75% Abbott Cabernet Franc, 10% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Sangiovese

Fermentation: Cool, eight-day fermentation

Time aging in oak: 14 months, French Oak

Finish Alcohol: 13 %

Acid/pH: 3.3 pH

Production: 98 cases

Age-ability: Should age well through 2024

Best time to drink: 2021 -2022

Vineyard: Abbott Vineyard

Elevation: 5,500 ft

Exposure: Flat, good exposure

Soil: Sandy loam, rocky

Recipes & Pairings

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Awards & Recognition

“Highest Rated Red Wine producer in New Mexico’s History” -The Wine Enthusiast Magazine

"Notable New Mexico winemakers to look for... Vivác is a great up-and-comer!" & “Winery to Discover Now!” - Sunset Magazine 

“An American wine for every day” - USA Today

 

 
2017 Abbott Cabernet Franc