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Luis Segundo Corrreas 'Las Acequias' Bonarda, Mendoza Argentina
91 Points

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Region: Argentina Mendoza
Vintage: 2018
BC Private Wine Stores: $25.0 + price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -191833
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WineScores' Review

Fragrant, excellent, supple.

While Malbec is undoubtedly king in Mendoza, a lesser known but important variety called Bonarda was historically the work-horse. This red grape of Italian origins, was mainly used in bulk table wine and now is mainly used as a blender to add fruitiness to the finished wine. But, Bonarda, especially ones from 90+ year-old vines like this one is, can be excellent on its own.
Cherry twizzlers and raspberry, vanilla, candied violets and baking spice aromas lead to a supple palate with impressive freshness. It's a smooth wine that is medium-full bodied and flavoured with tealeaf, spice, wild berries and leather; mocha flavours trail on the finish.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Good First Impressions

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2021-10-22 09:21:29.0


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