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Viñedo de los Vientos Alcyone Dessert Tannat NV

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Grape Variety: 100% Tannat
Tasting Notes: This Tannat Dessert wine instils calmness with its polished tannins, radiant yet amber purple hue and its honey like texture. Its violet hue is accentuated by its robust nose of black licorice sun-dried on smoky eucalyptus. A mouthful of oven baked date and pistachio tart, leaving a long finish of dried black cherry.

Vineyard: Viñedo de los Vientos, Atlántida – Canelones, Uruguay
Age of the Vineyard: Vines planted in 1994
Time of Harvest: March  
Altitude: Sea level 

Harvest Method: Harvested by hand
Winemaking: Combination of two different techniques for dessert wines: the Barolo Chinato and the Marsala, creating a new technique to produce a unique wine. This wine is aromatized with different roots and herbs like Marsala and Barolo Chinato. The base wine was aged for several years in French oak barrels.
Winemaker: Pablo Fallabrino

Alcohol: 16.0% vol. 
Volume: 500 ml
Residual sugars: 270 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 6.3 
Peak drinking: Ageing potential for at least 10 years 
Best Served: 7°C
Ageing: 12 months in new toasted French oak barrels.