Bonarda La Esperanza 2015

EL ENEMIGO

Bonarda La Esperanza
2015

$27.29*

* Suggested retail price

5 case(s) available

Product code
178486
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Available
Country
Argentina
Regulated designation
Geographical Indication (GI)
Region
Mendoza
Subregion
San Martin
Varietal(s)
Bonarda 100 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
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About this winery

El Enemigo, “the enemy”. The struggle that most defines us in our lives is the one that we wage with our selves. We are all our own worst enemies. This is the credo behind the name on the label. The wines of El Enemigo are enigmatic, charismatic, and verging on iconoclastic. In that way the wines reflect their maker, Alejandro Vigil, an almost Picasso-like personality. “Ale”, as he is known, is the head winemaker at the iconic Bodega Catena Zapata, but he has many loves. He consults,...

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Winemaking notes

Wild yeast, max. temp. 82° F / 28º C for 15 days, with 25 days of maceration. Aged for 12 months in a 100 year old foudre.

*Revues de presse*

Vinous

91+ POINTS

July 2018

Bright ruby-red. Aromas of blackberry, blueberry, graphite and licorice, plus a touch of leather. Hints at the sweetness of the Los Paraísos Bonarda but in a more medicinal style, with dark berry and menthol flavors currently a bit musclebound. If the El Mirador is Cabernet-like, this is more Malbec in style. Quite folded in on itself today, finishing with serious but essentially suave tannins and a lingering note of bitter chocolate. This very backward wine offers considerable potential.

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