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Don Pascual Roble Tannat

Variety: Tannat 100
Kilograms per hectare: 6.000 to 8.000
Hectolitres per hectare: 35 to 45
Region: Juanicó
Soil type: Chalky – clay

~ Temperate with oceanic influences
~ Mean annual temperature of 16.6° C. (62° F.)
~ Seasons clearly marked with warm summers and cool winters
Winemaking Method:
~ Grapes are selected and hand picked once the seeds have fully ripened
~ Second selection process at the winery
~ Cold maceration in stainless steel tanks during 4 days
~ Total maceration during 3 weeks
~ Daily pissage and delestage
~ Fermentation between 22° C and 26° C

Oak ageing: 6 – 9 months

Winemaker´s Notes:

Tannat expresses its finest personality when its robust body is aged in wood. This is a powerful, well-structured and complex wine showing the essential characteristics of the Tannat grape.

Appearance: Dark purple, inky and lucent
Nose: Notes of red fruits, figs, ink, minerals and spices
Palate: Full bodied and well rounded depicting dark berries and spices. Good presence of soft and velvety tannins.
Serving temperature: 18°C. to 20°C. (64°F to 68°F.)

Food pairings: Ideal for grilled and barbecued meats.