Knock Knock. Who’s there? Tannat.

Tannat who? Uruguay’s most widely planted grape. More than 25% of the country’s vineyards produce it.  It was originally grown in the Western Pyrenees of France (and still is), but the grape was brought over to Uruguay by a Basque immigrant in the late 1800s.  Similar to Argentina’s Malbec in having both a powerful, i.e. tannins,…

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