BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon

Uco Valley, Mendoza

Tasting Notes

BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon is a bright wine with persistent flavors of currant, cassis, and plum, plus a hint of herbs and juicy acidity, finishing with firm tannins and very good grip.

Beef, sausages, spiced or grilled pork, medium-strong cheeses, and meat-based pasta sauces.  

Max. Temp. 28° C. 26 days of contact with the skins. Sur lees conservation with batonage. Complete malolactic fermentation. Aged for 13 months in 30% new French oak barrels & 70% second use French oak barrels.

Blend is 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot Alcohol 14.5%; acidity 5.7 g/l

Grapes are grown at an elevation of 1,167 m. Los Árboles in the Uco Valley is known for its stony soil that allows for early ripening.

Tasting Notes

BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon is a bright wine with persistent flavors of currant, cassis, and plum, plus a hint of herbs and juicy acidity, finishing with firm tannins and very good grip.

Beef, sausages, spiced or grilled pork, medium-strong cheeses, and meat-based pasta sauces.  

Max. Temp. 28° C. 26 days of contact with the skins. Sur lees conservation with batonage. Complete malolactic fermentation. Aged for 11 months in 100% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc. Alcohol 14.3%; acidity 5.4 g/l

Grapes are grown at an elevation of 1,167 m. Los Árboles in the Uco Valley is known for its stony soil that allows for early ripening.

Tasting Notes

Beautiful deep red color with perfumed aromas of ripe black cherries, strawberries and roasted cocoa beans. This wine explodes on the palate with red and black fruits, then shows baking spices on its way to a mouthwatering finish.

Pairs with beef, sausages, spiced or grilled pork, veal, rabbit, medium-strong cheeses, and meat-based pasta sauces.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pump-overs and delestage three times a day. Max. Temp. 28° C. Extended maceration 25 days. Oak aged 11 months in 80% new French oak barrels and 20% second-use American oak barrels.

Blend is 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc. Alcohol 14%; acidity 5.4 g/L

The Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in Agrelo and Altamira, at an average elevation of 1,060 m (3,478 ft.), the Merlot in Altamira at 1,250 m (4,101 ft.), and the Cabernet Franc in Agrelo at 1,000 m (3,280 ft.).  

Tasting Notes

Beautiful deep red color with perfumed aromas of ripe black cherries, strawberries and roasted cocoa beans. This wine explodes on the palate with red and black fruits, then shows baking spices on its way to a mouthwatering finish.

Pairs with beef, sausages, spiced or grilled pork, veal, rabbit, medium-strong cheeses, and meat-based pasta sauces.

Hand picked, destemmed, lightly crushed. Pump-overs and delestage three times a day. Max. Temp. 28°C. Cold soaks 3 days. Extended maceration 25 days. Oak aged 11 months in 60% new French oak barrels and 40% second-use American oak barrels.

Blend is 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc. Alcohol 14%; acidity 5.6 g/L.

The Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from Agrelo and Altamira, at an average elevation of 1,000 m (3,280 ft.), the Merlot from Altamira at an elevation of 1,250 m (4,101 ft.), and the Cabernet Franc from Agrelo at an elevation of 1,000 m (3,280 ft.).  

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2011 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle

2011 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Label

2011 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes

2012 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle

2012 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Label

2012 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Shelftalker

2012 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes

2013 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle

2013 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Label

2013 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Shelftalker

2013 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes

2014 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes

2018 BenMarco Wine Advocate reviews 7-18 Sales Sheet