Catena Alta Chardonnay 2016


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Mendoza (Cuyo, Argentina)
Winery: Bodega Catena Zapata
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Bodega Catena Zapata is the maker of this Catena Alta Chardonnay 2016 , a white wine from the region of Mendoza with a blend based on chardonnay of 2016. Drinks&Co users evaluate this white wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Description of Catena Alta Chardonnay 2016

Catena Alta Chardonnay 2016 (Chardonnay)


  • View: Delicate golden color with greenish hues.
  • Nose: aromas of peaches, citrus fruits and vanilla stand out, accompanied by delicious floral and spicy notes on a background of toast.
  • Mouth: round and has a very exotic structure. On the palate flavors of peach mixed with notes of ripe apricot emerge. complex and long finish, with a touch of minerality and refreshing acidity.


VINEYARD: Bodega Catena Zapata. The winery is located in the city of Lujan de Cuyo in Mendoza province, west of Argentina. They have a total of 6 vineyards distributed by Mendoza, where the vineyard "Adrianna", an extraordinary land of calcareous soils and abundant gravel at the foot of the Andes stands out, with an altitude of 1500 meters, where nobody thought they could mature vines, given its climatic conditions. This vineyard 80% varietal extract to produce Catena Alta Chardonnay 2016. The remaining 20% ​​is harvested in the vineyard Domingo, in the region of Tupungato, on grounds of boulders, covered with limestone, to 1127 meters above sea level.

GRAPES: Chardonnay (100%).

AGEING: Aged 12 to 16 months in French oak barrels of first, second and even third use. It undergoes only 70% malolactic fermentation production.

PREPARATION: Manual harvest. The clusters are pressed to give full carbonic maceration. Once you obtained the wort is subjected to alcoholic fermentation in French oak barrels of 500 liters with natural yeast at low temperatures.

PAIRING: White meats, fish and cheeses.


ALCOHOL: 13.7%

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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 Catena Alta Chardonnay 2016


2 customer reviews
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4 /5

Jag noterade en stark färg. På näsan kan man se vita frukter.För att dricka och glömma.
Vi tog den med ostgratinerade makaroner.
Vi prövade den under en måltid i slutet av middagen.
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4 /5

Notas claras de jasmim. Na boca lembrava couro, baunilha ligeiramente queimada.
Demasiado sabor a madeira.
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4 /5

Catena Alta Chardonnay minnet meg om jasmin. Mendoza smakte som skogsbær.
Det beste , tresmaken.
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Reviews of other vintages of Catena Alta Chardonnay 20160201702014


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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Adam Smith


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

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