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Benmarco Expresivo 2015 Wine Review

Benmarco Expresivo 2015

Benmarco Expresivo 2015

Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2017-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Benmarco

Agent: Barrique Wine Imports Ltd.

More Vintages: 2014  2008 

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A full-bodied, vibrant Argentine red wine made a robust blend of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon and some Malbec grapes. Fine polished tannins and deep minerality. A terrific representation of Uco Valley terroir. The viticulturist is Edy del Popolo, also winemaker. MINE: From Argentina's Uco Valley, Benmarco Expresivo (2014) is just that -- expressive, with dark, rich berries and violet on the nose, rich, structured and elegant on the palate. The wine is produced from 80% Malbec and 20% Cabernet Franc. OTHER: Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review: Rich, plummy and chocolatey! The mouthfeel shows 'dusty' tannins, a fine balance of acidity, alcohol and ripe concentrated fruit flavours. I'm really loving it! Not a bad deal for great quality, body, balance, and length. Tasted Jan 2017 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca. OTHER: Deep bright ruby. Pungent aromas of blackberry, cassis, violet and licorice, plus a suggestion of crushed rock. Juicy and fine-grained, with a slightly green quality keeping the wine under wraps today. Finishes with a strong but fine dusting of tannins and repeating minerality. This wine is still a bit clenched and green and needs time to unwind. But does it have the depth to repay patience? Drinking window: 2019-2023. Score - 89 (Stephen Tanzer, vinous.com, July 2017). - Community Wine Reviews

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