Familia Bonfanti

Perdriel, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza



Bodega Bonfanti is a third generation family winery located in the Perdriel sub-region of Lujan de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina.  The estate dates back to 1915 when the great-grandfather purchased the Malbec vineyard.  In 2005 the family completed the construction of its gravity fed, 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 and Chardonnay.  Bodega Bonfanti is a small, family run operation; Roberto, the grandfather, manages the vineyard; Sebastian, one of his two sons is the winemaker, and Alejandro, the other son, runs the business side.  They are situated on a beautiful plot with olive trees intermingled in the vineyards and views of the Andes to the west.  Everything is farmed and produced by hand, from harvest to bottling, all on the estate.