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Narbona Tannat Rosé 2011

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Grape Variety: 100% Tannat
Tasting Notes: The colour is bright cherry red. Very dense in the glass.€¨ Tertiary aromas of sweet vanilla highlight the presence of wood. Big, round and smooth mouth feel with with balanced acidity and long finish. Excellent with risotto, prawns, sushi, and Tai food.

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

Harvest Method: Hand-picked
Winemaking: After selection, whole grain goes to stainless steel tanks where fresh maceration allows immediate extraction of varietal aromas. After an hour the fresh juice is separated from the skins and moved to barrel. It has stayed there, with its lees, until bottling.
Winemaker: Valeria Chiola and Michel Rolland

Alcohol: 14.6% vol.
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars: 3.2 gr / litre
Standard Drinks: 8.6
Peak drinking: Ready to drink now
Best Served: 10°C
Ageing: 4 months in new French oak barrels and bottled immediately