Rubbery, earthy aromas suggest compost, but there's full-force blackberry and cherry lurking in the backdrop. Typical of the Benegas house style, this is a beefy Malbec with loamy flavors of blackberry offset by peppery bitterness. A dense finish with licorice flavors is soft and meaty.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.