The Apple Doesn’t fall far, Bonarda, Matias Riccitelli 2014, Mendoza, Argentina

Country: Argentina

Colour / Style: Red

Advent Calendar Day: December 15th

The son of renowned winemaker Jorge Riccitelli, Matia Riccitelli has used his experience and passion passed down from his father to set up his own winery. His vineyard covers 20 hectares and is located in the premium growing region of Lujan deCuyo, Mendoza.

Deep purple in colour, with beautiful aromas of wild dark fruits, vanilla and chocolate in the nose. This is a complex and rich wine with smooth ripe tannins and a long finish. Best served with grilled meats, pastas and soft cheeses.

Food matching ideas for The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far include:

· Hickory-smoked beef brisket
· Cheeseburger with bacon
· Morcilla (black pudding)