BenMarco Expresivo 2012 BottleBenMarco Expresivo 2012 Label

BenMarco Expresivo 2012

Wafting aromas of red currants, black cherries, and mildly smoky and sweet vanilla oak. Layers of currant fruit, dense black cherry, and notes of brown spice (cocoa, nutmeg), dark chocolate, and hints of sandalwood. Perfect balance, great concentration and length, and loaded with fine, ripe tannins for having with food or for aging.

 Producer Dominio Del Plata
 Region Mendoza
 Country Argentina
 Varietals MalbecCabernet Sauvignon
 Alcohol 14.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

What are you drinking tonight? Make sure to review the wines you’ve tried on Just Wine — thousands of other Just Wine users rely on reviews just like yours to help them pick their next best wine!

Varietal Facts

Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Malbec | Just Wine

Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Malbec

An introductory guide to Pinot Noir wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings and growing regions...
Try Malbec Wine if You Like Merlot or Bordeaux blends.   Overview of Malbec Wine Medium to full bodied wine with medium tannin and acidity. In cooler climates the wine leans toward red fruit flavours and in warmer climates is display blueberry and darker fruit.   How To Pronounce the grape Malbec: MAHL-beck   Why...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Aglianico | Just Wine

Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Aglianico

An introductory guide to Aglianico wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try a Aglianico wine if you like Nebbiolo (Barolo)   Overview of the Aglianico wine varietal A complex, tannic red wine with intense colour and flavours.   Why we like the Aglianico varietal, grape, and wine A wine like Aglianico with high tannins and high acidity make great food wines. Powerful flavours...

Local Deals

Click to set your location and we will show you if there are deals for this wine in your area.

Community Reviews

5 out of 5 starsReviewed on November 18, 2015

So another thing that only a small percentage know about me is that next to Canada, Argentina is my favourite country for wine. Expressive, deep, elegant and long living, there are many wines from Argentina that can give the Big Boys a run for their money! I would argue that Susana Balbo is in that category, and if you are sceptical, try the Expresivo from the Ben Marco line.  This 2013 vintage is a glorious blend of Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, creating a wine deep and rich in colour, flavour and elegance. Full, round, silky tannins give this gorgeous fruit driven wine the structure and elegance it needs to prevent becoming a fruit bomb. Black fruit, mocha, tobacco, almond and earth are the primary nose elements, followed by the same and then some on the palate! No green in this wine, no jam...just pure, elegant fruit and oak, creating a perfect harmonious red blend that pairs with any rich, big meal you can contrive...but also superior on its own!!! Slainte!!

About the Producer

Dominio Del Plata

Dominio Del Plata

Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina

In 1999, after working more than 20 years as a consultant winemaker for national and international wine companies, Susana decided to have her dream come true and started to build Dominio del Plata in the heart of Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza. After more than 10 years of steady growth in foreign markets, another...

More by the Producer

More Reds