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El Petit Bonhomme Tinto 2018
Monastrell 55%, Garnacha 30%, Syrah 15%
Deep cherry colour with a rich spicy nose, plum with a hint of dry grass, thyme and rosemary. Black fruits, white and black pepper, gooseberries on the palate, soft tannins texture, intense, balanced, smooth and persistent.
Hand-harvested, pre-fermentative cold maceration followed by a temperature-controlled fermentation (23C) for 2 weeks in small stainless-steel vats followed by the malolactic fermentation in 225L French oak barrels for the Monastrell and Syrah and in 300L American oak for the Garnacha. The total ageing is 6 months in oak.
Les Vins Bonhomme makes wines from across Spain with a fabulous team of winemakers and small family owners. Les Vins Bonhomme aims to transport you with each sip to the most interesting corners of Spain. Expect to discover some enticing vineyards: from the joyful indigenous Monastrell of the sunny Mediterranean, to the southern version of Cabernet Sauvignon showing its Spanish adoptive colours, to the traditional Tempranillo from the land of castles of Castilla y Leon. This voyage is made through beautiful and harmonious differences, achieving a unity in the wines that equals their makers and terroir.