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Catena Zapata Alta Malbec 2014

$50.00
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$31.94

SKU 05317

750ml

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Catena Alta Malbec 2014 shows a deep violet color, with blue reflections. The nose is elegant and complex with ripe red and blackberry fruits, notes of violets and lavender and a touch of leather, spice and vanilla flavors. The palate is full and rich with soft and sweet tannins and a silky, smooth structure. Mulitple layers of rich cassis, black currant and blackberries are interwoven with hints of licorice and black pepper. Its lengthy finish is marked by wonderful minerality, finely grained tannins and lively acidity. Food Pairings: Pair with braised duck with apples, or Grilled beef filet.
Category Wine
Varietal
Country Argentina
Region Mendoza
Brand Catena Zapata
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
  • wa94

Wine AdvocateI had two vintages to taste of a blend from their best vineyards, Angelica (Lunlunta), La Piramide (Agrelo), Nicasia (Altamira) and Adrianna (Gualtallary), one of them the 2013 Catena Alta Malbec, from a cool vintage that produced very balanced and fresh wines. There is contained ripeness and subtle aromas, harmonious, with unnoticeable oak aromas. The palate is medium-bodied, with soft, polished tannins and great acidity. Some 60,000 bottles produced.

Luis Gutierrez, December 30, 2016
  • ws88

Wine SpectatorJuicy, with brambly flavors of raspberry and huckleberry that are supported by crisp acidity. The minerally finish has peppery notes. Drink now through 2020. 10,000 cases made.

Kim Marcus, 2017