Benmarco Malbec 2006 Wine Review
|Benmarco Malbec 2006|
Community Score: 4.6/5
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Community Reviews: 3
Product #: 657601
Wine Type: Red Wine
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Agent: Profile Wine Group
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Natalie's Score: 90/100A tasty Malbec with 10% Bonarda that was matured for 11 months in 50% new French oak and 50% one year in American oak. Blackberries, purple plums, cassis, anise and tobacco leaves. Medium- to full-bodied with a smooth texture.
This Benmarco Malbec 2006 was reviewed September 12, 2009
by Natalie MacLean
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|Peter rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:|
Of all the many great Malbecs on the market today, the Ben Marco is a favorite. It is no wonder given the passion that vineyard owner Pedro Marchevsky has for his wines. He got the help of the famous Argentinean wine maker Susana Balbo.
I enjoyed the deep purple color and powerful aromas of ripe red fruits and roasted coffee beans, toasted woods. I found it very lush and full- bodied. It was very present on the palate. Chewy, currant jam flavors, clear crisp acidity, and savory finish. Images of outdoor Argentinean grilling drifted through my mind.
In fact I am leaving for Buenos Aries in just a few days.
|Corinna Horton rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:|
"Chewy" is perhaps the best adjective for the Benmarco, with all that dark fruit flavour just jammed into the bottle it's mouthful for under $20. No wonder it's so popular.
I like it with Italian sausage, a meat lovers pizza or BBQed ribs. I've even paired it (somewhat successfully) with Szechuan. Mostly, I just drink it.
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