Tag Archives: Bonarda

Wine of the week 4/3 – 4/9

Thorn Clark Eden Valley Riesling 2009 $9.95
The wine is pale straw in colour. The nose is bright and lifted with lime juice, perfumed floral notes and honeysuckle characters. The palate is crisp, clean with vibrant, zingy lemon zest flavours combined with a hint of lime leaf. There is good mouthfeel, balanced with citrus fruits and natural acidity.

Grapes: 100% Riesling
Region: Barossa, Australia

Nuna Bonarda Reserve 2009 $11.95
The wine is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels to fully reveal the character of the Andean terroir.
Purple-colored Bonarda offers a fruity, fresh nose featuring plums, mulberries and violets. Fruity, forward and easy-going, Bonarda is the perfect match to Argentine bistro cuisine.

Grapes: 100% Bonarda
Region: Mendoza, Argentina

Wine of the Week 03/14 – 03/20

Viejo Isaias Bonarda Classico 2008 $9.95
Overview: At the hearing, is characterized by a palette of deep reds, purples and blacks. Appear primarily in the nose and intense, red fruit, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, cherries. The small grants through oak aromas of vanilla and snuff, very slightly, giving complexity to it. Flavor is presented with great body, fleshy tannins still present, with flavors reminiscent of red berries and black, with long lingering finish.

Grapes: Bonarda
Region: Mendoza – Argentina

Pirie South Pinot Gris 2007 $9.95
Overview: A mildly exotic fruit discreetly impresses upon.the palate but never dominates. Subtle spice notes compliment these more overt notes resulting in a gently poised, elegant dry wine.

Grapes: Pinot Gris
Region: Tasmania – Australia