Wednesday, October 31, 2012

What Is?... Tannat Grape

Tannat is a uncommon grape, found predominantly in the Madiran region in south west of France. It can also be found in Uruguay and in a few places in the US. In France, it tends to be an astringent wine, and is often blended with other grapes. It seems more suited to the warmer growing climates of the new world, and can create a more balanced, aged-worthy wine there.

By Pancrat (Own work) [GFDL ( or CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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