The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree Bonarda 2018
Matias Riccitelli is the son of renowned winemaker Jorge Riccitelli (Bodegas Norton). Using the experience, knowledge and passion passed down from his father, Matias decided to set up his very own winery in 2009. His vineyards cover 20 hectares located in three selected sites within the premium growing region of Lujan deCuyo, Mendoza. This is a young and dynamic project in which Matias is seeking to express the full potential of Argentine terroir.
Deleafing and green picking is performed in December. Harvest is realized manually in small trays of 20 kg in order not to damage the grapes. Meticulous sorting is performed by hand prior to vinification in order to select the best grapes. BLEEDING: 15% FERMENTATION: At controlled temperature of 26°C. Four pumping over per day and a long maceration period of 30 days. AGEING: 100 % of the wine was aged in French oak barrelsduring 12 months. Final clarification with fresh egg whites.
Deep purple red in colour and has a beautiful aroma of red dark fruit combined with a hint of mint and chocolate.A complex wine with smooth ripe tannins and a long finish.
The perfect accompaniment to barbecued meats, lamb and pasta dishes with rich, flavoursome sauces.
Grape; Bonarda 100%
Country; Argentina. Region; Mendoza
Body Value: D (A is light, E is full bodied).
Residual Sugar: 2.
Contains Sulphites: Yes.