Benegas Winery

Benegas ‘Don Tiburcio’ Blend

Malbec, Cab Sauvignon, Cab Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Mendoza Lujan de Cuyo Argentina South America
Tasting Notes
Technical Details

This red blend pours into a ruby red color with brownish edges, and has a medium intensity. On the nose there is a complexity of the varietal composition of this wine shows in the nose aromas of red and black fruit, spices like white pepper, clove and cardamom. Herbal notes of eucalyptus, thyme and rosemary. The wood ageing rents notes of cocoa and vanilla. The mouth has an intense flavor at the entrances. It reaches all its volume with a high impact in the middle palate, exhibiting round tannins as the result of the five varietals. Long and lingering finish with a slight herbaceous note in the end.

50% Malbec, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 5% Merlot, & 5% Petit Verdot grape blend.
This wine contains allergens, sulfites.
The Estate

The Malbec grape is from our vineyards Finca La Encerrada (1450 meters above sea level; 4800 ft), Gualtallary, Uco Valley. The Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot grapes are from our vineyards Finca Libertad, Mendoza Upper River Bank, Cruz de Piedra, Maipu, Mendoza.

Wine Making

Both varietals are vinified separately. Cold pre-fermentative maceration. Fermentation in tank at 25°C (77°F). Post fermentative maceration during two weeks. Racking and natural malolactic fermentation. Aged for 8 to 10 months in French oak barrels.

Food Suggestions

Pairs well with red meats, game, and pasta dishes.

• Available Size: 750mL (12 pc)
• Type: Wines
• Sub-type: Wines
• Class: Red
• ABV%: 14.5
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