Source: jamessuckling.com. Issue Date: April 11, 2019 (JS-95)
Transparent and direct with dark berries, asphalt and lavender. Medium to full body, very silky tannins and a persistent and beautiful finish. Most balanced blend of this. A blend of 50 per cent tannat, 40 per cent cabernet franc, five per cent marselan and five per cent merlot. Drink or hold.
The ballast soil in Garzon is decomposed granite rock with excellent drainage and permeability. It is ideal to provide this iconic Uruguayan wine with its elegance, complexity, energy and vibrancy.
On the nose this elegantly spiced wine displays fresh red and black fruits notes. In the mouth tannins are juicy and vibrant with energy and vitality associated to an excellent texture and long finish.
Fermentation: 80 hl cement tanks
Aging: 20 months in 25 and 50 hl untoasted French oak barrels
Varietal: 50% Tannat, 40% Cabernet Franc, 5% Merlot, 5% Marselan