Winery PiattelliMalbec - Tannat Reserve
This wine is composed of 100% of the grape variety Tannat.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or lamb.
Discover the grape variety: Tannat
Tannat is a red grape variety from Béarn which belongs to the cotoïdes family. Present in several vineyards of France, it occupies nearly 3,000 ha. Its leaves are reddish with tan patches. Its bunches are either of normal size or larger. Its berries have a thin skin and are rounded. Its foliage has a swarthy appearance. This variety must be pruned long because it is vigorous. It likes sandy and gravelly soils. Tannat is often exposed to leafhoppers and mites. It is also somewhat susceptible to grey rot. It has 11 approved clones, including 474, 717 and 794. Once mature, this variety produces acidic, fruity, tannic, acidic and full-bodied wines. Various aromas emerge, notably tobacco, cinnamon and exotic wood. Tannat is rarely used alone. It is combined with iron-servadou to obtain a fruitier taste or with cabernet sauvignon to be more rounded.
Informations about the Winery Piattelli
The Winery Piattelli is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 34 wines for sale in the of Cafayate Valley to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Cafayate Valley
The wine region of Cafayate Valley is located in the region of Calchaqui Valley of Salta of Argentina. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Matervini or the Domaine Domingo Molina produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Cafayate Valley are Malbec, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Tannat, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Cafayate Valley often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, toasty or mulberry and sometimes also flavors of oregano, bramble or black plum.
The wine region of Salta
Salta, in the far North of Argentina, is home to some of the world's most extreme Vineyard sites. As is the case in Catamarca to the South and Jujuy to the northwest, Salta's vineyards are often located amid mountainous terrain with some reaching altitudes of just over 3,000 meters (9840ft) above sea level. The viticultural area is mainly concentrated to Cafayate of the Calchaqui Valley. Argentina's signature Grape varieties of Torrontes and Malbec are Salta's top performers, producing Bright, intensely flavored wines.
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The word of the wine: Harmonious
Balance of the different organoleptic elements of a wine. This harmony is linked to the typicity of each wine. The sweetness of a sweet wine is an element of its balance, whereas a Sancerre or a Chablis will be asked to be lively and dry.