Bonterra Organic Merlot Wine

Bonterra Organic Merlot Wine

Bonterra Organic Merlot Wine

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Introducing Bonterra Organic Merlot, a true expression of organic winemaking that captures the essence of California's sun-drenched vineyards. Crafted by Bonterra, a pioneer in sustainable viticulture, this Merlot is a testament to the commitment to organic practices, resulting in a wine that radiates purity, character, and the rich flavors of the land.

In the glass, Bonterra Organic Merlot exhibits a deep garnet hue, offering a visual invitation to the lush and vibrant qualities within. The nose is an enchanting bouquet of dark fruit, featuring ripe plum, black cherry, and subtle notes of raspberry. A hint of vanilla and oak adds complexity, providing a harmonious aromatic profile.

On the palate, this Merlot delivers a velvety and well-rounded experience. Ripe fruit flavors dominate, with plum and black cherry taking center stage. The wine's smooth texture is complemented by soft tannins, creating a delightful balance that makes it approachable and versatile.

The distinctive feature of Bonterra Organic Merlot lies in its dedication to organic farming. The grapes are cultivated without the use of synthetic pesticides or herbicides, allowing the true expression of the vineyard to shine through. This commitment not only results in exceptional taste but also reflects a responsible approach to environmental stewardship.

Versatile and food-friendly, Bonterra Organic Merlot pairs seamlessly with a variety of dishes, making it a perfect companion to your culinary adventures. Whether enjoyed on its own or accompanied by a hearty meal, this Merlot embodies the authenticity and richness of organic viticulture.

Elevate your wine moments with Bonterra Organic Merlot, where each sip is an exploration of the sun-soaked terroir of California. Cheers to the pure and vibrant character found in every glass.

Appearance:
Bonterra Organic Merlot graces the glass with a deep garnet color, captivating the eye and setting the stage for the richness within.

Nose:
The aromatic journey begins with an enticing bouquet of dark fruit. Ripe plum and black cherry take center stage, creating a luscious and inviting aroma. Subtle notes of raspberry add a layer of complexity, while a hint of vanilla and oak contribute to the wine's overall aromatic charm.

Palate:
Upon the first sip, the palate is treated to a velvety and well-rounded experience. Ripe plum and black cherry continue to dominate, showcasing the true essence of the Merlot varietal. The wine's smooth texture is complemented by soft tannins, creating a delightful balance that makes it approachable and versatile.

Mid-Palate:
As the wine develops on the mid-palate, the dark fruit flavors persist, providing a delightful interplay with the primary plum and cherry notes. The subtle influence of oak adds depth and nuance, contributing to the overall richness and complexity of the Merlot.

Finish:
Bonterra Organic Merlot concludes with a lingering and satisfying finish. The dark fruit notes linger, leaving a lasting impression that invites another sip. The finish is a testament to the pure and vibrant character that defines this organic Merlot.

Founded by Barney Fetzer in Mendocino County, CA, in 1968 as Fetzer Vineyards, and today part of global powerhouse Viña Concha y Toro, Bonterra Organic Estates remains driven by excellence, innovation and longstanding commitments to the environment and responsible business practices.Every bottle of our wine is made with 100% organic grapes, creating harmony between innovation and tradition. Why organic? We believe that organic grapes produce the purest expressions of the varietals and land on which they are farmed, which is why we've been farming this way for over 30 years.
Inspired by an organic produce garden, the Fetzer family plants their first organic vineyard in Mendocino County, California.
Merlot grapes are identified by their loose bunches of large berries. The color has less of a blue/black hue than Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and with a thinner skin and fewer tannins per unit volume. It normally ripens up to two weeks earlier than Cabernet Sauvignon.
Bonterra is owned by the Chilean wine giant, Concho Y Toro, along with its sister winery, Fetzer. According to the 2020 annual report (2021 not published yet), Concho Y Toro's revenues were Ch$769,067 million (US$1.06 billion), of which 11.9% were from its US brands - Bonterra and Fetzer.

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