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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Bodega Garzón Estate Tannat-Merlot
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Bodega Garzón Estate Tannat-Merlot 2015

Garzon, Maldonado, San José, UruguayTannat is splashed with twenty percent merlot in this estate wine, one that has spent three-six months on lees in stainless steel. Antonini plays the plummy, plush chocolate merlot up against tannat's dusty, fine, graphite tannin that structure. As to be expected at this young age, the wine veers to drying on the finish, though nothing that a wedge of grilled meats wouldn't counter easily. Lovely freshness throughout, with violets trailing.Tasted: 05 March 2017Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Treve RingPrices: CDN 24.39 estimated retail Producer: Bodega GarzónDistributors: Renaissance Wine Merchants Ltd.
Blend: Tannat - Merlot