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El Enemigo Bonarda 2018 750ml

size
750ml
country
Argentina
region
Cuyo
appellation
Mendoza
VM
93
WA
92
WE
92
WS
92
JS
92
DC
91
Additional vintages
VM
93
Rated 93 by Vinous Media
The 2018 Bonarda El Enemigo comes from east Mendoza. It has a 15% dash of Cabernet Franc and was aged for 15 months in old . Garnet red with purple flecks, the nose offers raspberry and ash with hints of jalapeño that bring greater outline and depth to the aromas. Beginning expansively on the palate, the flow then tightens up with moderate freshness and a terse, tacky texture. The Franc adds grip and linearity before the long finish. ... More details
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El Enemigo Bonarda 2018 750ml

SKU 881534
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Region: Cuyo

Argentina's Cuyo region has, for several decades now, been renowned worldwide for the high quality of its fruit-forward and remarkably flavorful wines. The arid region includes such famous provinces as the Mendoza, and wineries in Cuyo often have generations of experience when it comes to making the most of the mineral rich yet arid soils which typify the mountainous landscape. The Desaguadero River and its tributaries form many natural valleys through the Cuyo region, and as such, irrigation has long since provided the dry and dusty vineyard with a fertile and crystal-clear water source, straight from the snowy peaks of the nearby Andes. Although Malbec is the grape varietal most commonly associated with Cuyo, wineries continue to experiment with other varietals there, and the wine industry of Cuyo in Argentina continues to go from strength to strength.
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Country: Argentina

In the dry, arid deserts of Argentina, wineries and winemakers are focusing their efforts on producing high quality wines for the world market. By experimenting with both traditional and modern methods and technologies, they have found great success with a wide variety of grapes well suited to the conditions of the country, particularly Malbec, Bonarda and Cabernet Sauvignon. Over the past decade, Argentinian wineries have continued to aim high, and this has led to a range of new wines using grape varietals not typically associated with the country. The cooler regions of Argentina are seeing more vineyards being planted with Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir varietals, something that is beginning to produce fantastic results, which are at once representative of the country's wines - with all their fruity and bold character - but are also pushing the boundaries of what we expect from a New World country.