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Pisano Río De Los Pájaros Reserve Merlot Tannat 2008 Wine Review

Pisano Río De Los Pájaros Reserve Merlot Tannat 2008

Pisano Río De Los Pájaros Reserve Merlot Tannat 2008

Progreso, Uruguay

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $15.95

Product #: 269506

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Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Pisano

Agent: Sylvestre Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

If you love oak -- crave it -- this is your wine. Loaded with smoke, toast and charry flavours plus some black fruit underneath. Full-bodied.

Merlot Tannat food pairings: smokehouse chicken, dry-roasted herbed ribs.

This was reviewed July 21, 2012 by

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The robust Tannat grape, of Madiran in Southwest France, is a rising star in Uruguay. Here it’s tastefully paired with Merlot. Thrilling combo – the Merlot beautifully softens the Tannat. Decadent aromas of blueberry tart, blackberry, woodsmoke and cocoa powder. Dry with generous fruit tones, good weight and ripe tannins giving it structure. The finish is a nice confluence of fruit, leather and smoke. Source: Vintages Wine Catalogue.

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