Bonterra Vineyards Zinfandel 2017

Bonterra VineyardsZinfandel 2017

Product code: 4496
£14.95 inc VAT
Country
Country: USA
Region
Region: California
Type
Type: Red Wine
Alcohol
Alcohol: 15%
Volume
Volume: 750 ml
Grape
Grape: Zinfandel
Grape %: 83% Zinfandel, 17% Petite Sirah
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Country
Country: USA
Region
Region: California
Type
Type: Red Wine
Alcohol
Alcohol: 15%
Volume
Volume: 750 ml
Grape
Grape: Zinfandel
Grape %: 83% Zinfandel, 17% Petite Sirah

Tasting Notes

Aromas of black raspberry and cherry fruit, and notions of pepper and minerals on the nose. A decadent palate of briery fruit, vanilla, brown spice and toasty oak is framed by polished tannins and a rich, lingering finish.

About the Winery

Bonterra Vineyards

Bonterra Wines is considered as America’s No. 1 brand when it comes to organic and biodynamic wines. At the Bonterra Vineyards, organic winemaking has been followed for 30 years, whereas biodynamic farming has been followed for 20 years now. With some expert winemakers at the helm of affairs, this label has been famous for creating fresh and balanced wines that are true representations of the character of their varietals.

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel are the main varietals that are used for making the organic red wines. In contrast, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay are used for making the organic whites. For the biodynamic range of wines, Grenache is one of the commonly used varietals. The single-vineyard McNab created by this brand is quite popular across the globe.

This wine is created from a blend of 97% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Syrah. Since these varietals are grown on the unique soil terroirs of the McNab Ranch, this wine comes with a special flavour and aroma. Produced on the Mendocino County appellation, this wine is a true representation of the high quality that Bonterra is famous for. Here, the fruits are hand-harvested and fermented separately in stainless steel tanks.

The Bulter is yet another single-vineyard wine that is highly popular among the wine critics. Located towards the northeast of Anderson Valley, the Mendocino County was a cherry farm once before it became a vineyard. While this beautiful mountainside ranch stretches across 900 acres, out of which 90 are dedicated to vines.

This wine is created by making a blend of 81% Syrah, 14% Petite Syrah, 4% Grenache and 1% Viognier. While planting these grapes, all the varietal parcels are kept separate until they mature naturally to form the perfect Cuvee. The ageing of these grapes happens in 100% French oak barrels to retain the natural flavour of the fruits.

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