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Benjamin Nieto Senetiner

Argentina, Malbec, Benjamin Nieto Senetiner, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, 2012

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Rated one hour post decant in DEC2012, so given a probable March 2012 harvest this is showing amazingly well for one fresh and affordable Malbec. N/ A deep tarn of black fruits with a dusting of oyster shells. Dark chocolate. A stew of red apple skins. Touch of sandalwood incense. Clean, angular, and delightful. T/ […]

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Argentina, Syrah, Benjamin Nieto Senetiner, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, 2008

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C/ Dark purple seriousness. N/ Fat, smoky tarn. Seared cherries with lard in a dirty pan. Ha ! T/ Medium mouthfeel. Clean, stewed plums. Light blood. Long finish. A tad simple in structure, but one heck of a bargain! Retail about $8. http://www.nietosenetiner.com/vinos/benjamin/syrah.asp One of the better under $10 Syrahs I’ve ever had. Rating = […]

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