Bonarda

  • Grape
  • bo-nard-duh

Not the same grape as Bonarda from Italy, this Bonarda (aka Charbono or Douce Noir) grows alongside Malbec in Argentina where it produces equally fruity, smooth red wines.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Plum Sauce

  • Black Cherry

  • Cardamom

  • Fig Paste

  • Graphite

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Bone-Dry
  • Tannin: Medium-High
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $21.00

Food Pairing

A popular choice from Argentina, try Bonarda with locally inspired fare including mole sauces, curried potatoes, empanadas, and tacos al pastor.

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