El Indigo, Bonarda

El Indigo, Bonarda - 2020

Item # 34222 750mL
$8.96 $6.96 / Single Bottle
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$107.52 $75.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

The red Bonarda grape from Argentina is not the same as what you find in Italy. This is a red wine full of red fruit aromas and accessible tannins. Twenty percent of the wine was aged in French oak barrels for 9 months. Enjoy with tacos al pastor.


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