Malbec

Susana Balbo BenMarco Malbec 2020

  • 2020
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 14.6%
Vintage
2020
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.6%
Varietal
Malbec
Grapes
Malbec
Winery
Susana Balbo
Region
Mendoza
Country
Argentina
94 AVG
Drink it now or cellar for up to 8 years. It is recommended to decant it for an hour.

After years of working as a consultant for national and international wineries, Susana Balbo decided to establish her winery in 1999 in the heart of the Mendoza region. Over the past twenty years, the company has proven its worth, producing high-quality wines and conquering Argentinian and foreign wine lovers with its great wines. The company is now managed by the children José and Ana who, together with the estate team, carry on the family tradition.

BenMarco Malbec by Susana Balbo is produced with 100% Malbec grapes from the Los Chacayes vineyard in the Uco Valley at an altitude of 1100 meters. The soil is made up of sand and rocky silt which guarantee good drainage, limit the excessive growth of the plant and ensure perfect maturation. The grapes are harvested manually, left to macerate for 30 days, and then fermented in stainless steel vats with selected yeasts. The wine is then aged for 11 months in second-passage French oak barrels.

The aromatic profile reveals a harmonious and elegant combination of blackberry and violet notes. On the palate, it shows all its pronounced character, with a marked acid vein and firm tannins. The finish is intense and persistent. Like all great Argentinian Malbecs, it pairs deliciously with grilled red meats, roast pork, pasta with meat sauce, and hard cheeses.
 
Description
Drink it now or cellar for up to 8 years. It is recommended to decant it for an hour.

After years of working as a consultant for national and international wineries, Susana Balbo decided to establish her winery in 1999 in the heart of the Mendoza region. Over the past twenty years, the company has proven its worth, producing high-quality wines and conquering Argentinian and foreign wine lovers with its great wines. The company is now managed by the children José and Ana who, together with the estate team, carry on the family tradition.

BenMarco Malbec by Susana Balbo is produced with 100% Malbec grapes from the Los Chacayes vineyard in the Uco Valley at an altitude of 1100 meters. The soil is made up of sand and rocky silt which guarantee good drainage, limit the excessive growth of the plant and ensure perfect maturation. The grapes are harvested manually, left to macerate for 30 days, and then fermented in stainless steel vats with selected yeasts. The wine is then aged for 11 months in second-passage French oak barrels.

The aromatic profile reveals a harmonious and elegant combination of blackberry and violet notes. On the palate, it shows all its pronounced character, with a marked acid vein and firm tannins. The finish is intense and persistent. Like all great Argentinian Malbecs, it pairs deliciously with grilled red meats, roast pork, pasta with meat sauce, and hard cheeses.
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