Bonarda

  • Wines of San Juan, Argentina

    … of Torrontes said to have ties to Muscat of Alexandria and Criolla Chica. I was also intrigued by a unique blend of Pedro Ximenez and Torrontes by Cavas S.R.L. winery, which drank almost like a dessert wine but had a much lighter mouthweight that would make it suitable for a spicy dish or a hot day on a patio. The biggest differences I found were among…

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  • Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2012

    … and the other for wine? Give it a try. 86 Points Globerati Bonarda 2013 This is one of the most widely grown grapes in Mendoza, Argentina. Yet it is Malbec that we see on the shelves here in the United States. I do not quite understand why there isn’t more Bonarda wine exported to the U.S. It is very tasty and, of course, an inexpensive wine…

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  • Argentina's Haarth winery is Canadian-owned

    … bodega with a small country in and 20 hectares of vines. It is run entirely by the Martens family but Terry would still like to have a partner. The Haarth vineyard includes some old Bonarda vines, a red variety sometimes overshadowed by Malbec. Terry believes it is a variety on the rise. “Bonarda is becoming well known and talked about,” he believes…

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  • What’s That Mendoza You’re Drinking?

    … Cruze Alta, Mendoza, 2012, Bonarda Imagine you are enjoying a red wine from the Mendoza region of Argentina. It is dense with dark fruit aromas, full bodied with grippy tannins, and a spicy finish. It must be a Malbec you think to yourself. But, it isn’t a Malbec. It is a wine from the grape, Bonarda. Judging by the name, this grape must have…

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  • GRAFFIGNA CENTENARIO ELEVATION RED BLEND RESERVE 2012

    … Argentinean wines are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. wine market and for good reason…they are really tasty wines and the value is unmatched. A real show stopper for the $10 market is the 2012 Graffigna Centenario Elevation Red Blend Reserve. A wonderful red blend that is so well balanced for having a five wine combo of exact, even…

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