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Bodega Benegas Meritage Benegas Lynch 2008

Bodega Benegas Meritage Benegas Lynch 2008

Sku: 043423

Wine maker notes
From the most antique vineyards of Finca Libertad and after evolving for 18 months in new French oak barrels 3.000 bottles of this greatly balanced blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot are born.

Winemaker: Federico Benegas Lynch.
Winemaker Consultant: Michel Rolland.
Origin: Upper Mendoza River Bank, Cruz de Piedra, Maipú, Mendoza, Argentina.
Age of the Vineyards: Cabernet Sauvignon -40 to 60 years old vineyards-, Cabernet Franc -100 years old vineyards-, Merlot -20 years old vineyards-, Petit Verdot -5 years old vineyards-.
Conservation 8 months in new French oak casks where they malolactic fermentation process will be completed, at temperatures bellow 18ºC. The wine begins to mature in the oak casks, which are stored in cellars where temperature are controlled.

Color: It is a wine with a red profound ruby color, attractive, and very clean as a result of a natural clarification process that guarantees the conservation of all the wines organic features.
Aroma: Among the aromas provided by these noble vines we can find black pepper from the Cabernet Sauvignon, red fruits from Merlot and the particular mint scent provided by the Cabernet Franc. All these, combined together with the special touch of the Petit Verdot and the complexity provided by the French oak.
Taste: It is very pleasant in the mouth, velvety, but yet with great body and sweet tannins. Ripen black fruits, mint, toast and chocolate complex are the aromas that stand out. This is a result of combining mature grapes, adequate fermentation and French oak, plus conservation in bottles, away form the light and in perfect temperature conditions.
Recommended Temperature: 15ºC to 18ºC.

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Country: Argentina
Region: Cuyo
Sub-Region: Mendoza
Grape Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Type: Still wine

Reg. $64.99

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