BENITO A. GRAN RESERVA 2005

Technical data

Winery: Palo Alto
Wine type:
Blend

Vintage: 2005
Winemaker:
- Martinez, Luis

Tasting notes

Sight: Purple red with bluish hues

Nose: Plenty of ripe and soft red fruit aromas, notes of vanilla and coffee granted by its oak aging.

Mouth: Elegant and robust, ripe red fruits and sweet tannins. Long aftertaste.


Vineyard

Name: Finca El Peral
Region: region_2@nombre (subregion_15@nombre)
Altitude: 1.100 meters asl
Soil: 1656-2174@suelo
Age: 45 years
Vintage: 1656-2174@vendimia
Yield: 6.02 tons/acre

Name: Finca San José
Region: region_2@nombre (subregion_15@nombre)
Altitude: 1.200 meters asl
Soil: 1657-2174@suelo
Age: 15 years
Vintage: 1657-2174@vendimia
Yield: 3.44 tons/acre

Winemaking

Vat: Stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation: 15 days of fermentation and delestages
Malolactic fermentation: Natural malolactic fermentation
Maceration: Long maceration
Oak aging: 18 months
Bottle aging: 36 months

Analysis

Alcohol: 13.80%
Total acidity: 5.13 g/l
Reducing sugar: 2.65 g/l
Extract: 28.56 g/l
Free sulfur dioxide: 26 mg/l
Total sulfur dioxide: 130 mg/l


Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 61°F
Pairings: Ideal to pair with pasta with spiced sauces, grilled red meats and hard cheeses.
Home aging: 8 years

Comercial contact

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Martinez, Luis

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Martinez, Luis
Age: 51
Education: luis-martinez@estudios
Studies abroad: luis-martinez@cargo

Vision of the Argentinian wine industry: luis-martinez@vision

Wine story

Benito A. was born in honor of Santiago Antognolli’s father, the owner of the winery.

Export destinations

  • Brazil Brazil
    • Tio Sam Bebidas Ltda. / Serrana Emp. Part. Ltda.- Hiperideal. / Mix Ideal Atac. Dist. Alim. Ltda. - Send a message
    • La Charbonnade Vinhos Finos- Makonys Importação & Exportação LTDA - Send a message
  • China China
    • Enstar Development (Hong Kong) Limited Zhuhai Tange Wines Co. Ltd.
  • Denmark Denmark
    • Vine Ad Libitum A/S
  • United States United States
    • Mística Wines

Awards

Gold Medal Vinus Contest - 2010