Full Review

Nuna

Nuna
2015 Reserve, Bonarda, Mendoza

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Bonarda

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13.5%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$16.99

Nuna
2015 Reserve, Bonarda, Mendoza

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Bonarda

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13.5%
Bright dusty garnet color. Aromas and flavors of dark fruits and blackberry, tangy dark plums, carbon and salinity, and planked cedar with an dry full body and an appealing, brisk finish with earthy, crunchy, woody tannins and moderate oak flavor. Lovely nose and flavors follow with good depth.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: dark fruits and blackberry, tangy dark plums, carbon and salinity, and planked cedar
Taste Flavor: dark fruits and blackberry, tangy dark plums, carbon and salinity, and planked cedar
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Fruit Stuffed Roasted Pork, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Lovely nose and flavors follow with good depth.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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Bonarda

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Bonarda is an Italian red grape whose ancestral home is in the northern Italian provinces of Lombardy and Piedmont. While it does little in its native Italy nowadays, it can be quite something in Argentina, where Italian immigrants brought the vine in the 1800s. The region of Mendoza has large blocks of old vine vineyards that produce deeply hued, intensely fruited wines with attractive acidity and soft tannins. They make for beautiful early drinking reds and are tremendous values. In California, this same strain of Bonarda is known as Charbono and can produce similarly dramatic, if under-appreciated, wines.