Bodega Benegas Don Tiburcio 2008

Bordeaux Red Blends from Argentina, South America

$13.29 $10.99
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Item No. 112921
  • red wine
  • WE90
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Shiny with combined shades of purple from the Malbec and touches of ruby typical of cask wines. Predomination of mature red fruit aromas and a touch of chocolate vanilla provided by the Blend. Intense, fruited, with soft tannins and an impressive and persistent finale.

Critical Acclaim

"Earthy and deep from head to tail. The nose offers fresh compost, loamy berry, cola and overriding richness. Feels smooth and layered across the palate, with dark berry, pepper and bitter chocolate fl avors. Blackened on the fi nish and toasty; 50% Malbec with four additional Bordeaux varieties."
90 Points

Learn About Bodega Benegas

Tiburcio Benegas, together with Silvestre Ochagavía (Chile) and Agoston Harszthy (California), are considered the first three pioneers in the wine industry in America. Convinced that it was imperative to achieve excellence in their products, Benegas brought the first French grapevines ever introduced in Argentina, along with the most advanced technology available at the...

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Learn About Argentina

(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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