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Alamos Malbec 2018



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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
Appellation:Lujan de Cuyo (Mendoza, Argentina)
Winery: Bodega Catena Zapata
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Bonarda, Malbec, Syrah
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Bodega Catena Zapata is the maker of this Alamos Malbec 2018 (£10.02), a red wine from Lujan de Cuyo vinified with syrah, malbec and bonarda from 2018 and has an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. The Alamos Malbec 2018 is the ideal red to combine with veal and lamb. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4,2 of 5 points while experts give the following evaluation: robert parker: 90.

Description of Alamos Malbec 2018

Alamos Malbec 2018 (Bonarda, Malbec and Syrah)


  • View: deep purple, violet reflexes.
  • Nose: intense black fruit with light floral notes and toast.
  • Mouth: highly concentrated, with pronounced flavors of cassis and raspberries, I leave a slight chocolate and sweet spice from aging. long finish, with ripe, silky tannins.


VINEYARD: Vineyards located in Argentina's Mendoza region, at an altitude of between 900 and 1,500 metros.Viñedos located in Argentina's Mendoza region, at an altitude of between 900 and 1,500 meters. Soils rich in minerals.

GRAPES: 85% Malbec, 10% Bonarda and 5% Syrah.

AGEING: Aged between 6 and 8 months in barrels of French and American oak.

PREPARATION: handpicking, 2 or 3 days of cold maceration-fermentation and 8 to 12 days in conical fermentation vertical tanks at a temperature of between 26 and 29 ° C. Performing periodic pumpovers for further extraction of flavors and color. Malolactic complete.

PAIRING: veal, lamb and poultry.


ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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The Winery

Bodega Catena Zapata

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 of its location Agrelo vineyard in the district of Agrelo). 300 cases were divided wine Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Reviews of Alamos Malbec 2018


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Good reliable Malbec
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Alamos Malbec 2018

4 /5

I do not know where I bought it.
Dark red tone and furthermore rather opaque. Deep aromas of violets and menthol. Toasted background in the mouth.
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4 /5

Deep aromas of violets and menthol. This Alamos Malbec seemed fairly fresh.
A classic, one of the best ones of Malbec.
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Reviews of other vintages of Alamos Malbec 201820172016


Lovely aroma with smooth taste
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Very structured wine. Powerful in the mouth and nose, with the qualities of a Malbec, light and young at a time. Great for watering asado
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