Familia Traversa - Uruguay


Sixty years and three generations of hard work has created Traversa’s quality wines. Dedication and development has led the winery and our vineyards to be recognized nationwide as a producer of iconic Uruguayan wine. At slightly more than 240 hectares, other vineyards are also sourced and managed directly for great harmony with the estate fruit. The wines are made with the highest technology winemaking and strict production control. We harvest at the optimum moment, use select yeasts and American and French oak barrels.

Website: http://grupotraversa.com.uy/en/company

The Wines


Intense ruby red color, aromas of red fruits and raisins with mineral notes that make it a fresh wine with the tannic power that characterizes it. Nice astringency, it’s ideal to accompany roasted meats, especially fatty cuts, lamb in all its forms and casserole meals.

Tasting notes

Prior Tech Sheet (2017)

Cabernet Sauvignon

Intense ruby color with violet tones. A fresh herbal aroma with hints of green pepper and spice notes make a seductive nose. Elegant structure, fleshy and complex flavor. Ideal to accompany semi-hard cheeses, red meats, game roast, and casserole meals.

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Traversa Merlot

Young and friendly ruby red Merlot, with an expressive nose with notes of leather, flowers and dehydrated black fruits. In the mouth, its freshness
and soft palate make it a delicate but easy drinking wine, ideal for after work relax moments. It has great versatility when accompanying meals, so it can be
paired with red or white meats, pasta and vegetarian dishes, among others.

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Traversa “Noble Alianza”

Grapes are selected by hand. Fermentation with controlled temperature at 25° C in stainless steel tanks. The wine is aged for 2 months in American oak barrels.

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Cabernet Franc

Cab Franc is a vibrant ruby red color and great aromatic capacity presents herbal and prune notes, as well as a subtle musk aroma being a fresh wine with a sweet entrance and delicate tannins. A wine that can accompany us while we prepare dinner and also pairing with pasta dishes, smoked and goat cheeses among others.

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Traversa Sauvignon Blanc

Aromas of green apples, citrus and fresh herbs. A light and totally refreshing palate. Great partner to seafood and sushi and sashimi cuts, or to simply enjoy as an aperitif.

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