2018 Bondar Nero

Only 60 dozen made of this highly glugable version of McLaren Vale Nero d'Avola.

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This is the first foray into Nero d'Avola for Andre and Selina at Bondar Wines.

It's a variety that should, by rights, be right up their alley. It's a variety that really pops out of the glass. It's juicy, bright, extremely glugable - all the things we typically associate with reds wines made by this McLaren Vale duo.

It comes as no surprise that they've knocked the first release out of the park. This is a winner.

They only sourced a small parcel of fruit for their first release. Only a total of 60 dozen were made. That's not going to go very far considering the speed we want to drink this at so get at it while you can.

Nero sourced from a vineyard other than our own, on the rocky clays of the Willunga foothills. Here the vines do it tough, with the gully winds and bony soils of the revered Kurrajong geology formation limiting yield and creating wines of purity and precision.

This is a delicious little wine, with soft tannin and seductive raspberry aromatics. An underlying spice and hits of white pepper elevate it to a more serious place, however it's a wine that should be enjoyed in its youthful splendour.

Bondar Wines

Andre & Selina Bondar are one of the great modern Australian wine success stories. We have been massive fans of their wines since their very first vintage and tell anyone who will listen that if you want to taste what modern McLaren Vale wines are all about then this is who you need to try.

Their home block, the highly decorated Rayner Vineyard, which straddles the Blewitt Springs and Seaview sub-regions of The Vale, was originally planted back in the 1950s but the Bondar family chapter in that vineyard's story will be its most significant. Dre and Sel's wines are honest and vibrant, built more on freshness and digestibility rather than raw South Australian power.

They make brilliant, vibrant Grenache, balanced and concentrated Shiraz, elegant Adelaide Hills Chardonnay, and one of the country's most bankable Rose wines plus a raft of small-batch alternative varieties. Their range nails quality and drinkability at every turn.

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