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Gimenez Mendez Alta Reserva Tannat 2010



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Grape Variety: 100% Tannat
Tasting Notes: Dark, purple colour. On the nose the wine shows a youthful and fruit packed character with notes of plums, violets and spices such as pepper and liquorice. Well integrated oak character gives balance and notes of chocolate and coffee. In the mouth the wine reveals a very rich body with round tannins, structure and concentrated fruit. Serve with game, red meat, and hard cheeses.

Vineyard: Las Brujas
Age of the Vineyard: 30 years old
Time of Harvest: 8th to 20 March
Altitude: 80 metres above sea level
Harvest Method: Harvested by hand
WinemakingPrefermentation maceration with macro oxygenation techniques. Post maceration malolactic fermentation (10 to 20 days).

Winemaker: Mauro Giménez Méndez, Luis Giménez Mendez, Gastón Vitale

Alcohol: 13.5% vol.
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars2.6 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 8.0
Peak drinking: 2013-2014
Best Served: 18 °C
Ageing: 10 months in oak (63% American oak and 37% French oak).