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Carrau 1752 Gran Tradicion Red Blend 2009



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Grape Variety: 50% Tannat, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Tasting Notes: Bright, fine in texture and clear in flavour. Currant and blackberry fruit flavours are present throughout, with hints of pepper and oak on the finish.

Vineyard: Cerro Chapeu–Rivera, Uruguay
Age of the Vineyard: 20 years old
Time of Harvest: Cabernet Franc February 2009  - Cabernet Sauvignon and Tannat March 2009 
Altitude: Over 300 metres above sea level

Harvest Method: Hand picked and transported in small cases of 15 kg.
Winemaking: Crushed over the tanks and 30% whole berries. Traditional maceration in open tanks for 10 to 15 days. The blend is aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months and bottled with minimal handling for the wine.
Winemaker: Francisco Carrau

Alcohol: 13.0% vol. 
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars: 2.2 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 7.7
Peak drinking: 2013-2015
Best Served: 21°C
Ageing: Aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months