Familia Bonfanti is a boutique micro-winery located in the Perdriel sub-region of the Lujan de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina. The estate dates back to 1915 when the grandfather planted the first vineyard to Malbec. In 2005 the family completed it’s state of the art micro winery located on the property. The winery owns two small vineyards; one in Perdriel, Lujan de Cuyo, planted to Malbec, and the other in Barrancas, Maipu planted to Cabernet Sauvignon. A small, family run business; Roberto, the father, manages the vineyard; Sebastian, one of the sons is the winemaker; and Alejandro, the other son, runs the business side. Situated on a beautiful property with olive trees intermingled in the vineyards and views of the Andes to one side. Everything is done by hand, from harvest to bottling, on the estate.
This 100% Malbec comes from a single vineyard that was planted in 1915 in Perdriel inside in the Lujan de Cuyo sub-region of Mendoza. This terrior driven wine shows notes of strawberry, leather and tobacco that are underscored by elements of earth and minerally driven components.