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Artesana Winery is a small production, single vineyard estate winery in the acclaimed Canelones region of Uruguay specializing in Tannat, Tannat blends, and Zinfandel, the only Zinfandel planted and produced in Uruguay. Made with the highest quality estate-grown fruit, Artesana’s iconic wines showcase Uruguay’s distinctive terroir and its signature varietal Tannat. 

The Artesana vineyard is entirely hand-farmed. Sustainable, low-input, dry farming is practiced using the Integrated Pest Management program (IPM). Wines are made with minimal intervention, custom blended and bottled without fining or filtration. Artesana has won numerous international awards for its wines and is one of the flagship estates of the Uruguayan wine revolution.

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Classic varietals & blends

Tannat

100% Tannat

Maturation: 12 months in French & American oak; 12 months in bottle.

Notes: Smooth and well-rounded, the rich palate of this Tannat bottling is layered with black fruit, cedar and spice, seamlessly nuanced in a generous, bold finish. Pairs beautifully with strong cheeses, pastas and roasted or grilled meats. 

2012 Technical Info

2013 Technical Info

 

TANNAT-MERLOT-ZINFANDEL

55% Tannat, 30% Merlot, 15% Zinfandel 

Maturation: 12 months in French & American oak; 12 months in bottle

Notes: Rich and full-bodied delivering opulent black and red fruits, cedar and spice, and a generous round finish.  450 cases produced.

2013 Technical Info

Tannat-merlot

60% Tannat, 40% Merlot. 

Maturation: 12 months in French & American oak; 12 months in bottle

Notes: Rich and velvety, this Tannat-Merlot blend exhibits red and black berry fruit layered with spice and cedar notes converging in an elegant, lingering finish. Pairs beautifully with pasta and meat dishes including sausage, beef, lamb and pork. 

2012 Technical Info

 

Tannat Rose

100% Tannat

12 hours maceration followed by 18 days fermentation at low temp in stainless steel.  

280 cases produced (210 for USA)

2016 Technical Info