Bouza 2018 "A6" Tannat

PRODUCER INFO
  • Juan and Elisa Bouza established their winery in 2000 by restoring a historic winery originally built in the 1940’s by Numa Pesquera in the outskirts of Montevideo.
  • Over the last ten years Bouza has established itself as Uruguay’s most critically acclaimed producer.
  • Uruguay’s temperate, Atlantic influenced climate sees four distinct seasons and temperatures rarely exceed 93 degrees.
  • Bouza’s Winemaker, Dr. Eduardo Boido, is considered Uruguay’s authority on all things Tannat.
ABOUT THE WINE
  • Sourced from Melilla, the relatively cool-climate vineyard that surrounds the winery. Vineyard rows in Melilla are uniquely topped with two feet of pink granite from a local quarry to collect and radiate additional heat for their grapes.
  • This bottling showcases the savory/smoky/earthy side of Tannat, in comparison to it’s cousin, their “B6” bottling, which tends to offer more purple fruit tones.
  • Year in and year out this is one of the richest, balanced, most memorable examples of single vineyard Tannat produced in Uruguay.

Vintage: 2018 | Wine Type: Red Wine
Varietal: A6 Tannat
Origin: Uruguay | Appellation: Canelones
Elaboration: Manual selection of the grapes. Controlled fermentation at 26ºC, with 2 pump overs and 1 pigeage a day. Total maceration 12days. 17 months in new French and American oak barrels.
Conservation: 12-15 years
Winemaker: Dr. Eduardo Boido  

TASTING NOTES

Intense purple color.  Plum raisins aroma, quince marmalade and toasted notes.  Balanced mouth, with big volume and smooth tannins. Long finish.

TECHNICAL DATA

Production: 520 cases (6x750ml) | Alcohol: 16.0% | TA: 3.1 g/L | Residual Sugar: 1.9g/L | pH: 3.98

PRESS & POINTS

2018 – 93 Points, Patricio Tapia – Descorchados
2016 – 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

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