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Wine Tasting Note: Pizzorno Merlot/Tannat, Canelon Chico, Uruguay.  Add/Read Comments



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A heavy weight bottle... price just under six quid... Tannat on the label... Oh, from Uruguay.. small, family owned vineyard.. nice... lets try that then. What do I know about Uruguay? Precious little to be honest and even less about the state of the wine industry there. They have no hills apparently.

Wine Tasting Note: Pizzorno Merlot/Tannat,, 2004, Canelon Chico, Uruguay.
Available from Waitrose for £6.64 online.
Tannat hails from the South West of France, and is best described as having a 'sturdy profile' but here, it is blended with Merlot which softens this very nicely. A big, rich mouthful, soft but full of flavour - ripe berry, hints of cassis, herbs and a hint of sweetness. Tannins - soft, underpinning a big, generous palate. Recommended with hearty stews or game; although we drank it solo and marvelled how it broadened and opened over the course of the evening. A blend of Merlot, Tannat and a 'dash of Cabernet Sauvignon'. Alcohol 13%. Really enjoyable.
Scribblings Rating - 92/100

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