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A brief history

We are a winery with a family heritage that projects itself with its values on tradition, quality, prestige, innovation, and modernity in the Argentine wine making industry.
We are part of our country patrimony and wealth. We feel proud of our achievements and provide essential quality and excellence in all our products, currently and in the future.
Located in our historical site in San Rafael and in the Uco Valley, province of Mendoza, we are the patrimony winery of Argentina, worldwide known for our vast trajectory and excellence in the still wines and sparkling wines elaboration.
Nowadays Bodegas Bianchi is present in more than 40 countries, representing the values and quality of Argentine wines all around the world.

With 90 years on the wine business around the world, the Bianchi family has been a pioneer in the Argentine wine development. Don Valentín Bianchi, the founder of the winery, was born in 1887 in Fasano, Italy, where he was raised until his departure to Argentina in 1910. In 1928, Don Valentín realized his ambition when he set up his own fine wine-producing establishment called “El Chiche Winery”. The Vineyards and Winery are located in San Rafael District, 240 km/ 150 miles south of Mendoza City, in the province of Mendoza. The company owns 350 hectares/865 acres of vineyards. Its storage capacity reaches the 11,5 million liters of wine, between San Rafael and Uco Valley. Bodegas Bianchi entered a period of steady growth when the second generation came into the company to work on the specific task of creating new wines and showing them to the world. Today, the wine is exported to more than 40 countries around the world. Some of the most recognizable wines are Enzo Bianchi, IV Generación (new release), Particular Bianchi, Famiglia Bianchi, Don Valentín Lacrado, Bianchi Extra Brut, New Age and also L10 which is a brand co-created with Leo Messi. Nowadays, the fourth generation of the Bianchi family is the heir to the founder’s legacy to the art of creating wines. An art that grows and is enriched from generation to generation.

Today, after 90 years, and over 4 generations, the Bianchi Family keeps intact the values ​​and the historical legacy of the family, represented in a line of unique wines that highlight the best particularities of the different vineyards that the family owns in San Rafael and the Uco Valley.
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Ruta 143 y calle Valentín San Rafael Mendoza AR, Bianchi, M5600 BCJ
Argentina
5600

www.bodegasbianchi.com.ar

contacto@bodegasbianchi.com.ar

+542604449600

Meet The Winemakers

  • Silvio Alberto

    Winemaker and Viticulture Manager University degree in Enology and Fruit and Horticulture Industry. Silvio Alberto has a vast experience in renowned wineries in Mendoza, in different positions as general manager, chief winemaker and responsible for the vines management. After being President, CEO and responsible for the vines and enology at Achaval-Ferrer, Silvio was hired by Bodegas Bianchi so that he could apply his knowledge and expertise as Chief Winemaker.

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Bodegas Bianchi Wines

Featured Wines

Bodegas Bianchi FAMIGLIA MALBEC Bottle Preview
Bodegas BianchiFAMIGLIA MALBEC

Deep purple color with a very attractive magenta hue. Intensity, minerality and fresh aromas on the nose, where ripe plums and cherries stand out, together with some spice notes which San Rafael Malbecs are known for. Flower notes reminiscent of violets are also present, and all these, together with the vanilla and chocolate notes from the wine’s aging in French oak, achieve a nice complexity of aromas with a remarkable fruit-wood balance. Harmonious in the mouth, with balanced acidity and delicate tannins which make for a broad palate and persistent finish.

Bodegas Bianchi Enzo Bianchi Gran Malbec Bottle Preview
Bodegas BianchiEnzo Bianchi Gran Malbec

Intense red color and attractive purple hues. On the nose, one can appreciate the characteristic aromas of Malbec, such as fresh red fruit and flowers such as violets. Spices and mineral notes can also be perceived, in combination with subtle notes of chocolate and vanilla brought about by the oak aging. In the mouth, there is a luscious entry sensation, followed by a broad palate and sweet tannins. This is a harmoniously complex wine, with great structure, a good acidity balance, and substantial aging potential.

Bodegas Bianchi Enzo Bianchi Gran Corte Bottle Preview
Bodegas BianchiEnzo Bianchi Gran Corte

Intense red color and attractive purple hues. On the nose, you can appreciate the balance among the grape varieties that are part of this wine: aromas of red fruit and flowers can be found, as well as spices and fresh herb notes. Ripe black fruit are also present, in combination with subtle notes of chocolate and vanilla. This is a complex wine, with great structure, gentle tannins, a good acidity balance. Wine with a substantial aging potential. 20 years of aging potential.

Bodegas Bianchi Maria Carmen Bottle Preview
Bodegas BianchiMaria Carmen

Seductive greenish color with olive hues. In the nose, its aromas reminiscence of vivacious citric and mineral notes, blended with tree fruit such as pear, white peach and green apple. This wine has an incredible freshness to it and is complex in aromas, as it has delicate vanilla and honey notes, obtained from its French Oak aging. In the mouth, its entry is very fresh, with great acidity, as well as complex. One discovers the mineral and fruit notes, as well as delightful vanilla, which make it a very attractive Chardonnay. It is velvety, with great structure, and a long finish.

Bodegas Bianchi IV GENERACIÓN GRAN CORTE Bottle Preview
Bodegas BianchiIV GENERACIÓN GRAN CORTE

This great four-variety blend shows an intense ruby color with exquisite purple and blackish hues. In the nose, intense and fresh red and black fruit aromas are interlaced with spice notes that reminiscence of thyme and black pepper, as well as with the typical minerality that the Chacayes terroir brings about. All this feels impeccably balanced with the subtle chocolate and vanilla notes contributed by its French Oak aging, thus resulting in a complex and seductive wine. In the mouth, its structure as well as its broad palate are evidenced, along with the equilibrium among its four varieties: the “sweet” sensation the Malbec brings about, as well as the fine, balanced tannins from the Merlot, and the potency that comes from both the Cabernet Sauvignon and the Petit Verdot. This ensemble provides complexity to this wine, which will in turn have a superb evolution and a substantial aging potential.

Bodegas Bianchi IV GENERACIÓN GRAN MALBEC Bottle Preview
Bodegas BianchiIV GENERACIÓN GRAN MALBEC

Intense red color with attractive purple hues. On the nose, its freshness and vivacity are immediately evidenced, to then give way to notes of fresh red fruits, such as blackberries and currants, as well as floral hints of violets. Spices and mineral notes can also be perceived, exquisitely balanced with with subtle notes of chocolate and vanilla brought about by its French Oak aging. In the mouth, there is a fresh and vibrant sensation, followed by a broad palate and sweet tannins. This is a harmoniously complex and structured wine, with a lingering finish and a substantial aging potential.