BenMarco Malbec 2008

Technical data

Wine type:

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2008

Tasting notes

Sight: it has an intense purple color

Nose: intense aromas of ripe red fruits and roasted coffee beans

Mouth: it is lush, full-bodied and penetrating on the palate with cassis and currant jam flavors, balanced acidity and strong tannins. Bonarda grants this typical Argentina’s Malbec a greater complexity and a better balance


Region: region_2@nombre (subregion_14@nombre)
Localidad: Agrelo
Soil: 2647-2350@suelo
Vintage: 2647-2350@vendimia

Region: region_2@nombre (subregion_13@nombre)
Soil: 2648-2350@suelo
Vintage: 2648-2350@vendimia


Vat: stainless steel tanks and oak barrels
Malolactic fermentation: yes
Maceration: cold maceration for 5 days. Extended maceration for 20 days
Oak aging: 11 months
Bottle aging: 6 months


Alcohol: 14%

Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 64°F
Pairings: its pairs with grilled red meats, sausages, spiced or grilled pork, medium-strong cheeses, and pasta with meat-based sauces
Home aging: 5-10 years

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Bertagna, Gustavo

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Bertagna, Gustavo
Age: 35
Education: gustavo-bertagna@estudios
Studies abroad: gustavo-bertagna@cargo

Vision of the Argentinian wine industry: gustavo-bertagna@vision

Balbo, Susana

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Balbo, Susana
Age: 60
Education: susana-balbo@estudios
Studies abroad: susana-balbo@cargo

Vision of the Argentinian wine industry: susana-balbo@vision


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