Bodegas Carrau Vivent Fortified 2011

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100% Tannat
17.5% abv


In Spain in 1752, a fisherman started a family winery and more than 250 years later the family tradition of winemaking continues in Uruguay. Bodegas Carrau has two different vineyards, one in Cerro Chapeu in the north and Las Violetas in the south. Carrau is a leader in the region who established the first gravity-fed winery in South America, practice sustainable farming techniques and currently conducting DNA research on Uruguay’s signature grape, Tannat.

Total production 334 cases.
Vivent means life in Catalan.

Tasting Note
Aroma: Black cherry, chocolate, violets Palate: Similar to Ports with red and dark fruits, chocolate

Suggested Pairing
Chocolate, ice cream, spiced dessert, cheese plate with nuts