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Durigutti 2017 Bonarda Clasico

About The Producer
  • Brothers Héctor and Pablo Durigutti are two of Argentina's most sought after consulting ecologists.
  • Hector first became known for his work alongside Alberto Antonini as one of the co-founders of Altos Las Hormigas, the forward thinking project that placed Argentine Malbec on the international map in the late nineties.
  • Pablo comes with his own star studded resume which includes a stint at Catena and connections with more old-vine landowners than anyone else in the region.
About the Wine
  • Hector and Pablo Durigutti have long been passionate about the potential of Bonarda in Argentina and consistently craft some of the best examples produced in Mendoza
  • This wine stands out amongst its peers due to the use of low yielding, late-picked fruit
  • We’ve found this a surprisingly perfect pairing with Italian-American cuisine - Think lasagne, spaghetti and meatballs, manicotti….

 Vintage: 2017 | Wine Type: Red Wine
Varietal: Bonarda
Origin: Argentina | Appellation: 65% Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo and 35% Rivadavia, Mendoza
Elaboration: Native yeast fermentation. Aged in stave-studded cement tanks (first use American oak) for 10 months. Unfined and unfiltered.
Winemaker: Ermisch and Guillermo Heras  

Tasting Notes

A lovely blueberry and morello cherry nose. Ripe with generous, supple tannins and a long, rather complex finish that has some mineral character. Drink or hold. -James Suckling  

Technical Data

Production: 4,200 cases | Alcohol: 14% | TA:  5.26 g/l | Residual Sugar:  2.5g/l | pH: 3.7

Press and Points

2018 - 91 Points, James Suckling   
2017 - 92 Points, James Suckling
2013 - 91 Points, James Suckling

Durigutti 2017 Bonarda Clasico