Benegas Luna Cabernet Sauvignon

Type

Red Wine

Country

Argentina

Winery

Bodega Benegas

Region

Mendoza

Vintage

2019

Grape Varietal(s)

Cabernet Sauvignon

Maturation

4 months in oak barrels

Alcohol

14%

Description

Grapes Origin: Finca Libertad, Mendoza Upper River Bank (850 meters above sea level, 2800 ft), Cruz de Piedra, Maipu, Mendoza.

Harvest time: Last week of April

Winemaking process: Prefermentative cold maceration. Fermentation in tank at 25°C (77°F). Post fermentative maceration for two weeks. Racking and natural malolactic fermentation.

Ageing 6 months in French oak barrels.

Tasting notes:

-Colour: Deep ruby red with purple hues, clean and brilliant.

-Nose: Intense aromas of varietal typicity that disclose black fruit and cherries and soft notes of eucalyptus, pepper and toast.

-Mouth: Soft and friendly entrance in the mouth. In the middle it exhibits balanced, soft and ripe tannins. Herbacious in the end showing again some eucalyptus notes. Medium to long persistence.

James Suckling: 92 points
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