Uruguay’s Bodega Garzon makes more than white wines. It also produces reds, including this tannat.
It’s a fresh and lively wine, full of raspberry and plum fruit without being stereotypically jammy, layering in notes of spice cake, cloves, and a finish that echoes brambly currants and a bit of tea leaf. A clean wine with a simple but balanced structure, it’s an easygoing wine, but one which is extremely food friendly and versatile.
B+ / $15 / bodegagarzon.com