Zuccardi Series A Bonarda 2012, Santa Rosa

Other Red Other Red
Mendoza, Argentina

$16.95 (355560)

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89 pts
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March 07, 2015

Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This nicely catches the fruity charm of bonarda - simple but exuberant, balanced and ready to drink. I mention this...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A very approachable, fruity bonarda with above average depth and structure. Very characteristic notes of blue and...

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

Originally grown in Piedmont, bonarda has seen much success in the high altitude, rich soils of Argentina, though it...

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Community Reviews (3)

Tony  G
Tony G

I am not familiar with Bonarda however I did not find this to stand out in any way. Acceptable at best.

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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

This is a soft, buttery, approachable Bonarda that admirably shows the varietal's broad, easy appeal. While initially it seems uninteresting and unstructured beyond the norm, the appeal deepens, the nose showing blackberry, blueberry, creamy butter, spicy white pepper, and candle wax, with some GSM-style meaty-funky notes emerging later. Dark fruit and tangy cherry emerge on the palate as well, with impressive length. Indeed, this turns out to be rather less lush and plush, and more complex, than other Bonardas I've had, making it far more interesting than the initial assessment suggests.

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