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ESTELA ARMANDO BONARDA 2018 Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LA POSTA
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Very deep intense purple colour. Youthful, spicy, juicy, ripe black cherry purée nose with some vanilla-cedar notes. Dry, medium bodied, harmonious, well structured, quite spicy, intense, juicy, tangy, ripe, plummy-cherry purée flavours with a fairly cedary, harmonious, mouth-filling finish with nice lively acidity. Versatile, reasonably priced and ready-to-drink. This 100% Bonarda from Mendoza has 13.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L2005020107 on the back label. CSPC 261586
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country Argentina
Region
Rating **+(88.5 points)
Ripe, Juicy, Tangy, Cedary
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: I love the raspberry and anise nose of this crisp and juicy red that shows what the original grape of Mendoza can do when a grower takes it seriously. A great picnic wine for drinking right now! Score - 91 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, March 27, 2019) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 8, 2020
Cases bought 350 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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