Susana Balbo

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 Susana Balbo Wines in the heart of Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza. After more than 10 years of steady growth in foreign markets, another one of her dreams was fulfilled: her children, José, winemaker graduated from UC Davis (California) and Ana, Bachelor of Business Administration from University San Andrés (Buenos Aires) decided to go on with the family tradition and join Susana Balbo Wines team.

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, Susana Balbo Wines 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.

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Susana Balbo 'Signature' Malbec 2015
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "Aromas of oyster shell and iodine with lots of dark fruits. Full body, mushroom and berry character. Flavorful finish. Different profile for malbec."  Wine Spectator 91 "Big and rich, with balanced and well-structured flavors of raspberry, dark plum and currant that feature
Item Number: 27998
Case: $221.40

Susana Balbo 'Signature' Malbec 2016
Beautiful reddish-purple color. Aromas and flavors of crushed blueberries, cherries and blackberries with accents of dark spice. Medium body with very subtle and chalky texture.

Susana Balbo 'Signature' Malbec 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 A generous and rich red with lots of blackberry and spice character. Hints of green pepper and spice. Full body, round tannins and a flavorful finish. Malbec with a touch of petit verdot. Drink now. The Wine Advocate Robert Parker 91 The 2014 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec is

Susana Balbo 'Signature' Malbec 2013
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A very refined red with fine tannins, dark chocolate and dark fruits. Full-bodied, tight and pretty. Lovely tannin and fruit tension in this wine."  The Wine Advocate 90  "The 2013 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec is from Altamira, from the same vineyard where the Torrontés is

Susana Balbo 'Signature' Malbec 2012
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A fresh, balanced and harmonious red with cherries, berries and hints of nutmeg character. Full and super integrated with fine tannins and a long, flavorful finish."  International Wine Cellar 91+ "Bright ruby-red. Sexy aromas of blackberry, huckleberry, violet, mocha and

Susana Balbo 'Brioso' 2008
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2008 Brioso is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Malbec, 10% Merlot, with the balance Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, aged for 15 months in 100% new French oak. It offers up an already complex aromatic array of sandalwood, exotic spices, lavender, tobacco, black currant,

Susana Balbo 'Signature' Malbec 2011
91  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 91 "Full, saturated red-ruby. Very pure, soil-inflected aromas and flavors of blackberry liqueur, mocha, truffle and smoky minerality, complicated by hints of milk chocolate and crushed herbs. Juicy and spicy but a bit youthfully imploded, with enticing sweetness leavened by brisk

Susana Balbo Malbec 2010
89  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 89 "Includes 5% cabernet sauvignon, Good saturated ruby. Crushed blackberry and bitter chocolate on the nose. Dense and sweet but a bit chunky, with a firm structural underpinning to the black fruit and smoke flavors. Finishes with substantial tannins that reach the front

Susana Balbo Malbec 2009
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 " The 2009 Malbec included 5% Cabernet Sauvignon in its makeup and received the same elevage as the Cabernet. Attractive aromas of pain grille, smoke, mocha, spice box, and black cherry set the stage for a plush, full-bodied, succulent wine with intense flavors and a seamless