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Don Pascual Tannat Reserve
tannat

Variety: Tannat 100%

Kilograms per hectare: 6.000 – 8.000

Hectolitres per hectare: 35 – 48

Region: Juanicó

Soil type: Chalky – clay

Climate:

~ Temperate with oceanic influences

~ Mean annual temperature of 16.6° C. (62° F.)

~ Seasons clearly marked with warm summers and cool winters

Winemaking Method:

~ Before harvest time grapes must reach the ideal maturity

~ Selection process tasting berries and analyzing seeds

~ Grapes are selected and hand picked from the vineyard

~ Second selection process grape by grape at the winery

~ Cold maceration before fermentation during 4 days.

~ Fermentation between 24° C and 28° C

~ Post fermentation maceration

~ 30% of wine oak aged in American and French barrels

Winemaker´s Notes:

Our Don Pascual brand is a tribute to Pascual Harriague who introduced the Tannat grape variety to Uruguay. Meticulous vineyard management together with innovative wine making techniques enhances the character of this wine with soft and rounded tannins.

Appearance: Intense purple colour with violet reflections

Nose: Notes of ripe figs enriched with notes of ink and spices

Palate: Robust tannins with subtle notes of chocolate and coffee. This young Tannat is full bodied with good concentration and has a long and complex finish.

Serving temperature: 18-20 ºC

Food pairings: Ideal for dishes with red meats, game and casseroles.