Oh Grape Wine Blog — Bonarda
Argentina Bonarda Grape Varieties Red Wine
No relation to the Bonarda grape varieties of Italy, the Bonarda of Argentina is the same as Douce Noir, a grape that hails from the Savoie region of France. It also appears to be the same as France’s Corbeau and California’s Charbono. Confused yet?Bonarda is the second most planted black grape variety in Argentina, taking up around 8% of the total planted area. It is grown throughout Argentina but is concentrated in San Juan, La Rioja and the warmer parts of Mendoza. As a late-ripening variety, it is one of the last varieties to be harvested in the country.Wines made...