Pedregal Tannat Antigua Bodega Stagnari 2015
Dark red wine with aromas of blackberries and dark chocolate. It has smoky notes, hints of vanilla and spices. Full-bodied with firm but polished tannins. It’s great to accompany red meats, game meats, strong chesses, stews and pastas.
Antigua Bodega Stagnari are one of the oldest wineries in Uruguay dating back to the 1920s. It has been in the Stagnari family since then are continue to produce their traditional wines, as well as innovating with new and exciting products resulting in some of the most exciting wines across the country, or arguably across south America.
Tannat is well known for its high anthocyanin levels resulting from their tannins on the red grape skins. Tannat is originally from Madiran, in the southwest of France. More recently, it’s been introduced to Uruguay where wineries have adopted this grape. In both of these countries it is often blended with Cabernet Sauvigon or Merlot to help soften its high tannins.