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2017 TILIA Bonarda

TILIA Bonarda 2017

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  • Country
  • Country
  • Argentina
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Geographical Indication (GI)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Mendoza
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Bonarda 100 %
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 13.5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Aging vessel type
  • Aging vessel type
  • French and American oak
  • Length of aging
  • Length of aging
  • 21 days
  • About this winery

    Tilia is the Latin name for the Linden tree found throughout Mendoza. In Argentina’s wine country, the tree’s leaves are commonly used by vineyard workers to brew a popular, calming tea. Translated into Spanish, locals refer to Lindens as the “tree of life”. For them, these trees represent a slower, more spiritual side of life. Wines by Tilia are dedicated to maintaining the best traditions of the rural, Mendoza way of life while also being respectful of the environment through careful...

    See the TILIA detail page for more information on this brand

  • Tasting notes

    Ripe dark fruit aromas with hints of violet and anise give way to a juicy wine with black raspberry and black plum flavors along with notes of black pepper. The finish is soft with velvety tannins.

  • Viticultural notes

    Tilia wines are made at Bodegas Esmeralda, a Catena family winery in the Eastern region of Mendoza. These sustainably farmed wines are made by renowned Catena winemaker, Leopoldo Kuschnaroff. The Bonarda possesses true varietal character and flavour complexity at a strong value price.

  • Winemaking notes

    Fermented at max temp. 25-28°C for 10 days with 15 days of maceration in stainless steel tanks. The wine is aged for 6 months in French oak.