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Catena Alta Chardonnay 2011

75cl

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Mendoza (Cuyo, Argentina)
Winery: Bodega Catena Zapata
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The winery Bodega Catena Zapata elaborates this Catena Alta Chardonnay 2011 , a white wine from Mendoza with the best chardonnay grapes from the 2011 vintage. Drinks&Co users reviewed this white wine with 4 of 5 points.

Description of Catena Alta Chardonnay 2011

Catena Alta Chardonnay 2011 (Chardonnay)

TASTING NOTES OF Catena Alta Chardonnay 2011:

  • View: intense yellow, gold sparkles.
  • Nose: aromas of ripe white fruits like pears and peaches, delicate citrus and floral notes like jasmine.
  • Mouth: rich and concentrated flavors of pear, apple and ripe apricot with a slight note of minerality complex, long and crisp mineral acidity.

APPELLATION: Argentina.

VINEYARD: Bodega Catena Zapata

GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay.

PAIRING: fish like salmon and tuna.

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%

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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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4 /5

Intense yellow with light green hues. The nose is concentrated and intense with aromas of citrus fruits and a mineral touch. In the mouth it is smooth, bright and fresh with flavors of ripe fruit, vanilla and excellent natural acidity that gives a long, lingering finish.



Development and Aging



The grapes for the preparation of Catena Alta Chardonnay from small selected within two altitude vineyards belonging to the Catena family lots: Adrianna Vineyard (80%) and the Vineyard Domingo (20%).



Pressing of whole bunches. Fermentation 100% in French oak barrels (50% new) with natural yeast at low temperatures.

Breeding is 12 months in French oak barrricas.



Awards and Mentions




 93 Points Robert Parker


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Reviews of other vintages of Catena Alta Chardonnay 2011201720162014

4/5

It was very tasty with Chinese food. I drank with my partner.
Good colour. Clearly noticeable aromas of white fruits. The wine was ok.
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4/5

A special white wine for someone just as special .
A Chardonnay with a very dense colour. The Catena Alta Chardonnay shows exotic floral hints of jasmine. This 2016 is quite like the previous vintage.
We drank it with a spicy rice.
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4/5

Honeyed aromas. Balanced, fine acidity.
Better decant this Catena Alta Chardonnay Mendoza from 2014, it tastes better.
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Catena Alta Chardonnay Mendoza 2014

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