A California wine with Basque roots

Tannat is not a household name, but it is a real beauty and a great value.  The “forgotten” varietal from the France I call it.  Tannat’s roots reach through the same French countryside as Yannick’s. As one of the Southwest of France’s hallmark red  beauties, it hails from the Madiran region near the Pyrénées mountains.

Rousseau 2012 Tannat, Saralee Vineyard Russian River Valley
Retail 38.00 – GGWC 34.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6+
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The Rousseau 2012 Tannat is a real stunner. Dark purple to black hues. An enticing, complex nose develops into quite expressive aromas of black cherry and blueberry pie, cassis, licorice and violet.  Full in body, this wine is lush and densely concentrated, yet extremely silky and elegant on the mid-palate.  Loaded with bright red stone fruit (ripe cherries and plums) laced with a touch of violet, anise and a touch of spice.  This is an incredibly well-crafted wine with a stunning balance and seemingly long finish.  This Tannat can be paired with a bunch of great foods like a Hanger Steak, Beef Bourguignon, Game and Chocolate dessert. Only 200 cases produced.

Also check out –

ROUSSEAU 2012 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, LE ROI SOLEIL. MOUNT VEEDER, NAPA VALLEY
ROUSSEAU 2012 CHARDONAY “MILADY” MOUNT VEEDER, NAPA VALLEY
ROUSSEAU 2012 MERLOT CAVEDALE VINEYARD “PEPE” – MOON MO0UNTAIN

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