Catena Zapata Catena Malbec 2016

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Catena Zapata Catena Malbec 2016

SKU 5722


The Catena Malbec presents a deep violet color with purple reflections. This microclimate blend of four unique vineyards offers intense aroma, soft texture and concentrated flavor. Deep aromas of ripe red and dark fruits are joined by delicate violet and lavender notes, with traces of vanilla and mocha. A rich, concentrated mouthfeel is highlighted by flavors of blueberries and blackberries with a touch of leather and cinnamon. The wine has well-integrated tannins, bright acidity and a flinty minerality that provides exceptional length to the finish. Pair with roast turkey, grilled steak, salmon, and pasta with red sauce.
Category Red Wine
Region Argentina, Mendoza
Brand Catena Zapata
Alcohol/vol 13%
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Wine AdvocateThe fresh, floral and expressive 2016 Catena Malbec blends grapes from different parts of Mendoza: Lunlunta, Agrelo, Altamira El Cepillo and Gualtallary. It fermented in stainless steel and matured in French and American oak barrels for an average of 12 months. It's straight and a little austere but has deep flavors. Superb quality for the price and volume.

Luis Gutierrez, June 29, 2018
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Wine EnthusiastWoody berry and cassis aromas are appealing yet the palate feels wiry and tannic. Stewy, lightly baked berry and raisin flavors finish with chocolaty oak notes along with lasting hints of prune.

Michael Schachner, September 1, 2018