Having "worked" the Tannat as a few other wineries as now, Alpha Estate gives us a fine varietal label based on strong red variety that excels (mostly) in Uruguay. It is a wine that aspires for food, and not that "and that" to give his best, and transform any meal into a memorable wine-gastronomic experience!
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Varietal Composition: b> Tannat 95%, Xinomavro 5%. Position: b> "Hedgehog", altitude 690 meters, north-facing, overlooking the lake Petron and Mount Vora. Location: b> «Vineyards' Wine Amynteon zone. Vineyard: b> Linear-Living-owned vineyard 690 acres. Territory: b> Sandy - sandy clay soil on limestone with excellent drainage. Climate: b> Semi continental with significant snowfall and hot, dry summers with cool nights. Frequent Northwestern winds Absence of spring frost. yields: b> 490 pounds per acre (average). Vinification: b> Apovostrychosi, no struts, kryoekchylisi skin contact, alcoholic fermentation temperatures incrementally classified, maintenance of wine for several months on lees with regular stirring.
Details features: b> Apovostrychosi, no struts, kryoekchylisi skin contact, alcoholic fermentation temperatures incrementally classified, maintenance of wine for several months on lees with regular stirring. Aging: b> 18 months in French oak barrels and 18 months in bottle. Not filtered and there is absolutely no treatment before bottling. Tasting notes: b> Bright, deep purple color with violet hues. Intense and complex bouquet, dominated by spices and dried red fruit mixed with hints of leather. Taste generous, great structure, round, with distinctive elements of vanilla and wood. In the finish, characterized by the balance of flavor, mature tannins and the long stay fragrances. An excellent wine for aging.
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Alpha Estate TANNAT 2007 b>
* GOLD MEDAL, DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS
* 88/100 Robert Parker