2015 Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec

Bodega Catena Zapata (Mendoza)

RP95

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The winery Bodega Catena Zapata elaborates this 2015 Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec ($90.79), a red wine from Mendoza that is based on the best of malbec of 2015. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points and with the following scores: robert parker: 95.

Technical sheet · Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2015 Other vintages
Appellation:Mendoza (Cuyo,Argentina)
Winery: Bodega Catena Zapata
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP95
Grapes: Malbec
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Bodega Catena Zapata

2015 Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec (Malbec)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: dark violet, ruby ​​highlights.
  • Nose: cassis, blueberries and violets, a strong suggestion tone soil density and sweetness.
  • Mouth: flavors of mocha, dark berries, spices and minerals, slightly salty. Final with sweet black and blue fruits.

APPELLATION: Mendoza.

VINEYARD: old vines of malbec two of the historic vineyards of the firm: Angelica, at 920 meters altitude and Nicasia, 1095.

GRAPES: Malbec.

AGEING: Aged for 24 months in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: fermented must for a month in new French oak barrels of various volumes (from 225 to 500 liters) and 20% of the grapes with the whole bunch. Slowness of indigenous yeast enabling seamless integration grape and wood and low temperature fermentation allows an elegant extraction of aromatic components.

PAIRING: lamb chops, beef tenderloin and goat cheese.

TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%

Bodega Catena Zapata

In 1994, Nicolas and his team were confident they had identified the best lots for growing Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. First, Jose Galante, winemaker since 1975, bottling a small cut grapes from the oldest and most uniform batches of Uxmal vineyard (which later was called because...

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Great Wines Direct

Posted on at 10.37

4/5

Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec 2015

Catena Zapata Malbec Argentino is a big and robust wine with loads of deep black fruit and a long and powerful finish.

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Gloria Kent

Posted on at 20.03

4 /5

Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec 2015

Aromas of licorice and violet. A very powerful red.
The best in the area.
Perbaccowein

Posted on at 16.29

4 /5

Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec 2015

- Here the Malbec two prime locations, Adrianna and Nicasia married
- The wine combines the full aroma and juicy fruit of the Adrianna vineyard with the mineral elegance and complexity of Nicasia plots
- The result is stunning Malbec in its highest form of expression
- The 18 months matured in new French oak barrels wine has a delicate bouquet that not reveal all its facets
- Allergens: contains sulfites
Grand Cru Wijnen

Posted on at 04.08

4 /5

Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec 2015

Although not confirmed (nor denied) by the RVD but this is the favorite wine of Queen Maxima. This top of Catena Zapata. The Malbec Argentino is a blend of the best crop of Nicasia and Adrianna cuvees and is the flagship of one of the best wineries in Argentina. The statement by Robert Parker says a lot: a when all is said and done, Catena Zapata is the Argentina winery of reference, the standard of excellence. 95/100 Parker Points

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Great wines begin in the vineyard. Catena Zapata vision is to make rich and unforgettable wines that are true to the special place they come from. The story of Catena is the story of Argentine wine. Founded in 1902, Argentina's Bodega Catena Zapata is known for its pioneering role in resurrecting Malbec and in discovering extreme high altitude terroirs in the Andean foothills of Mendoza.