MARICHAL GRAND RESERVE TANNAT “A”
Grape variety: 100% Tannat
Variety characteristics: Tannat is a red wine grape, historically grown in South West France in the Madiran AOC and is now one of the most prominent grapes in Uruguay, where it is considered the "national grape". The Tannat wines produced here are characterized by more elegant and softer tannins and blackberry fruit notes.
Location of our vineyards: Etchevarría, Canelones, Uruguay, located just 25 km away from the Rio de la Plata.
Soil: Calcareous and permeable undulating fields.
Harvest-Date: Early March
Harvest: Manually collected in 18 kg boxes.
Fermentation: 15 days
Malolactic Fermentation: Yes.
Oak ageing: 18 months new oak barrels
The wine has a dense, deep, intense garnet colour with lively black reflections. Complex and seductive nose with mature black forest fruits and hints of spices. This full bodied wine has intense, gentle round tannins. Delicious mature fruit appear again on the palate, well integrated with coffee and chocolate hints. Very enjoyable and long lasting finish.
Food Pairing: Enjoy with the best grilled Uruguayan beef.
Recommended Serving Temperature: 16º to 18ºC.
It is recommended to decant as it has natural sediments, and a little aeration will help it to express its maximum potential.