Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Cristobal 1492 Bonarda'03, Mendoza, Argentina

A nice and silky Bonarda from Argentina.

Technical Data:100% Bonarda . 20% of the wine was aged 9 months in French oak barrels.

Description:Deep bright purple color with garnet hues. Nice characterful nose loaded with berry and a soft touch of oak. Silky palate showing lots of ripe berry flavors and a touch of spice with black pepper. The finish is smooth with soft tannins and a slight bitterness.

Food Pairing & Service:This will be perfect with red meats, grilled vegetable and all kind of pasta dishes with tomato sauce. Serve at room temperature.

Score:7/10 Great Value!

Suggested Retail Price:$9.99

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