WineSur » Palo Alto » BENITO A. GRAN RESERVA 2005
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.
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
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
Service temperature: 61°F
Pairings: Ideal to pair with pasta with spiced sauces, grilled red meats and hard cheeses.
Home aging: 8 years
Benito A. was born in honor of Santiago Antognolli’s father, the owner of the winery.
Gold Medal Vinus Contest - 2010