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Don Pascual Tannat Merlot
tannat Merlot

Varieties: Tannat 50% & Merlot 50%

Kilograms per hectare: 10,000

Hectolitres per hectare: 60-65

Region: Juanicó

Soil type: Chalky – clay


~ Temperate with ocean 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 picked by hand at optimum ripeness

~ Tannat and Merlot are macerated separately in order to get maximum concentration of varietal aromas and flavours

~ Stainless steel tanks are used especially designed to prevent the rupture of the grape skins during fermentation

~ Fermentation using selected yeasts between 22°C and 24°C

~ Tasting and blending to balance the characteristics of each variety

Winemaker´s Notes:

The very best qualities of each grape variety blend together perfectly in this classic Uruguayan red wine.

Appearance: Deep, bright purple

Nose: Delicious aromas of red fruits, raspberry, blackberries and cherries

Palate: Elegant and rounded with velvety tannins

Serving temperature: 17° to 18° C.

Food pairings: Ideal to accompany red meats, charcuterie and cheeses.

Also available in  375 ml & 187 ml.