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Carrau 1752 Gran Tradicion Petit Manseng 2011



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Grape Variety: 90% Petit Manseng and 10% Sauvignon Gris
Tasting Notes: Intense gold colour with yellow tinges. Full bodied with complex flavours of citrus fruits and some sweet herbal notes which are in harmony with a toasty honey nose. Long and complex in the palate, you can fill the strong body but with the freshness of orange notes and firm acidity. Ideal for all kind of appetizers and white meats.

Vineyard: Montevideo, Uruguay 
Age of the Vineyard: 12 years old 
Time of Harvest: Summer 2011
Altitude: Sea level

Harvest Method: Hand picked and transported in small cases of 15 kg.
Winemaking: This white wine was developed during the R&D programme of bodegas Carrau with the objective of “increasing biodiversity in wine fermentation for increase taste complexity”. With exceptionally concentrated varietal grapes of Petit Manseng 90% and Sauvignon gris 10% from Montevideo region, fermented in French new oak barrels during 10 months and one year of bottle.
Winemaker: Octavio Gioia

Alcohol: 13.9% vol.
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars: 3.1 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 8.2
Peak drinking: 2014-2020
Best Served: 10°C
Ageing: Fermented in French new oak barrels during 10 months and one year in bottle