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Narbona Luz de Luna Tannat 2011



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Grape Variety: 100% Tannat
Tasting Notes: Violet hue typical of the age with very good intensity.۬ Ripe, red fruit aromas with well integrated wood tones. Gentle in the mouth with ripe tannins, excellent volume, and balanced acidity.۬ Finish is persistent and harmonious. Pairs well with mushroom risotto, red meat and cream-based sauces.

Vineyard:  Narbona Vineyards, Carmelo – Colonia, Uruguay.  
Age of the Vineyard: Vines planted 1998
Time of Harvest: February - March
Altitude: 120 metres above sea level

Harvest Method:  Hand-picked
Winemaking: Fermentation in temperature controlled stain-less steel tanks with prolonged maceration, 60 days to complete the extraction of anthocyanins and tannins from the skins and ripe seeds. Malolactic has occurred in tank.
Winemaker: Valeria Chiola and Michel Rolland

Alcohol: 14.6% vol.
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars: 1.99 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 8.6  
Peak drinking: 2013 - 2016
Best Served: 16°C – 18°C
Ageing: 5 months in new French and new American oak