Quara Estate Tannat 2018

A classic smooth and full-bodied Tannat from the Cafayate Valley

The Lavaque family arrived in Argentina in 1886 and Felix Fortunato Lavaque travelled to Cafayate, Salta (Northern Argentina) in search of land to plant vines, he saw great potential in the natural resources available and so within this high altitude oasis he purchased land and vineyards. Felix was the first to plant noble varieties which at that time were called "French" and composed of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Tannat. Today these same emblematic varieties remain an important part of the Lavaque portfolio and the family has worked hard in the region to develop not only the wines but also to ensure it is a thriving community.

The Finca Quara winery and vineyards are over 1800 meters above sea level, which imparts great character in the wines.  It is a valley surrounded by mountains, with cool nights and warm days and just enough rain to almost stress the vines, which combine to provide grapes that are rich in flavours.

£9.95
Quara Estate Tannat 2018
Quara Estate Tannat 2018
Tasting Notes

On the nose this 100% Tannat from the Cafayate Valley displays black skinned fruits, spices and a note of eucalyptus. The palate is firm and full-bodied as expected from Tannat, with plenty of fruit, earth spices and a refreshing acidity.

At A Glance
Country Of Origin Argentina
Region Salta
Grape Tannat
Vintage 2018
Producer Quara Estate
ABV 13.5%
Style Full-Bodied
Volume 75cl
Closure Screw-cap
Serving Suggestion Serve Room Temperature
Food Pairing BBQ, Beef, Cheese, Vegetable Dishes
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