Luigi Bosca - Icono Luigi Bosca 2017
Continuous innovation and an unwavering work spirit have allowed Luigi Bosca to achieve a solid position in worldwide markets. Over the last 15 years, they have strongly consolidated their leading position offering products with a personality and a style of their own that reflect the essence of Mendoza’s terroir, and their regional style, people and culture.
Terroir: Sourced from Luigi Bosca's Los Nobles vineyard in Lujan de Cuyo. Vines are on average 90 years old and sit an elevations up to 1050 meters. Soils vary from limestone rubble and silt, to calcareous to sandy-loam.
Vinification: Grapes are handpicked, sorted and destemmed followed by cool fermentation in stainless steel vats. After primary fermentation is complete, the young wine is transferred to new French oak casks where where it will undergo malolactic fermentation and age for a period of 18 months. The wine is bottled unfiltered.
Additional Details editA bright and intense ruby red wine with balanced and elegant aromas, whose expression is subtle and complex at the same time. Its delicate notes are reminiscent of spices and wild fruits and herbs. It is straightforward and clean in the mouth, with fine textures and a fruity character perfectly integrated to its ageing notes. Fresh, smooth, harmonic and clear in the palate, with a persistent finish during which its great ageing potential can be perceived. A truly icon of the family; a modern blend made out of the best components and the best intentions.
- Appellation: Mendoza
- Winemaker: Pablo Cúneo
- Sustainability: Sustainable/ Biodynamic Practices
- Soil: 25% Clay, 45% Silt, 30% Sand
- Avg Vine Age: 90 years
- Alcohol: 14.60%
- Ttl Acidity: 5.93 g/l
- Residual Sugar: 2.93 g/l
- Sizes Available: 4/750ml
- Varietals: 41% Malbec, 51% Cabernet Sauvignon
Recent News edit
JamesSuckling.com Rating: 93
Author: James Suckling
Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021
"Blackberry, cassis, tobacco, cedar and cocoa on the nose. It’s medium-to full-bodied with firm, silky tannins and fresh acidity. Seamless and polished with a long, spiced and flavorful finish. Tight and very attractive. Drink or hold."