Health and Tannat


Tannins act as an antiseptic agent against contaminating bacteria and protect against oxidation. It should be recalled that Tannat is exceptionally rich in polyphenols, which are natural anti-oxidants, making Tannat the best representative of the “French Paradox”, much envied by wine consumers all over the world. The anti-oxidant properties of Tannat play an essential part in protecting against cardio-vascular disease.


In his book “The Wine Diet”, published in France as “Boire mieux pour vivre mieux”, British-born Roger Corder, Professor of Experimental Therapeutics at the William Harvey Research Institute Queen Mary, University of London, publishes the results of a scientific study demonstrating that average life expectancy for men over 75 in south-west France is the highest for the whole of France. On the daily menu: fresh produce and… a glass of Madiran!





 Below is a selection of articles about the benefits of Tannat on health:  


Interview with Professor R. Corder in French at Dailymotion 

Conception, Réalisation Winao

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