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Dominio del Plata

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Dominio del Plata’s Osadia de Crear, awarded at the “Best of Wine Tourism”

At Espacio Cultural Julio Le Parc, Dominio del Plata’s restaurant, “Osadia de Crear”, was recognized at the “Best of Wine Tourism”. This international competition distinguished the best wine tourism experiences.
This project, created by Ana Lovaglio Balbo and her mother and winemaker of the winery Susana Balbo, received a Silver Medal in the category called “Wine [...]


“Nosotros” recognized by James Suckling

Wine critic James Suckling granted “Nosotros” 2010 95 points. This label of Dominio del Plata winery was described as: “a powerful and rich wine with great structure. It boasts a full body, velvety tannins, and a long and tasty finish. Displaying an exceptional intensity, this blend is made up of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet [...]


Wines

Susana Balbo Malbec 2011

Grape variety: Malbec 95% - Cabernet Sauvignon 5%
Sight: Beautiful deep violet color.
Nose: Exploding aromas of blackberry, black cherry and blueberries framed by hints of spices and mint.
Mouth: The wonderful aromas are mirrored on the palate and they are joined by ripe plum fruit and notes of toasty vanilla, bittersweet chocolate and a hint of mint on the finish. This is a ripe and rich style of wine with long velvety finish.

Crios Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 95% - Malbec 5%
Sight: Dark reddish color.
Nose: Aromas of ripe plums, freshly crushed cherries framed by light hints of sweet vanilla from the oak.
Mouth: In the mouth, the intense flavors of ripe red fruits mingle with red pepper notes typical of the Cabernet and lead to a long, juicy finish. Lively and well balanced, this wine has an amazing fruit quality and complexity on the palate.

BenMarco Expresivo 2009

Grape variety: Malbec 50% - Petit Verdot 5% - Cabernet Sauvignon 20% - Syrah 15% - Tannat 10%
Sight: Deep red purple.
Nose: Wafting aromas of red currants, black cherries and mildly smoky and sweet vanilla oak.
Mouth: Layers of currant fruit, dense black cherry and notes of brown spice (cocoa, nutmeg), dark chocolate, and hints of sandalwood. Keeps showing its complexity as it breathes in the glass. Perfect balance, great concentration and length, and loaded with fine, ripe tannins.

About us

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 dream was fulfilled: her children, José, winemaker, and Ana, Bachelor of Business Administration, decided to go on with the family tradition and join Dominio del Plata team.

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, Dominio del Plata is characterized by its simple and unique architecture, designed for the production of high-end wines. Each grape variety is hand-picked and carefully handled so as to maintain the fruit expression and achieve wines with a singular unique style.

During the last years, Susana and her team have been working tirelessly on meeting the international highest-quality standards and have showed their commitment to some of the major issues of the 21st century: food safety, environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.