Catena Malbec 201775cl
Catena Malbec 2017
Description of Catena Malbec 2017
Catena Malbec 2017 (Malbec)
- View: Intense purple, with violet reflections.
- Nose: Concentrated aromas of ripe red and black fruits, enriched with delicate floral notes (violet and lavender), vanilla and mocha.
- Mouth: Soft and concentrated taste; notes of blueberries, blackberries, leather and cinnamon; well integrated tannins; good acidity and minerality; very long finish.
NAME OF ORIGIN: Mendoza
VINEYARD: Bodega Catena Zapata
GRAPES: 100% Malbec.
PREPARATION: Fermentation in barriques for 32 days at a temperature of 24º-26ºC; délestage, fulling and pumping over; malolactic fermentation carried out.
AGING: In American and French wooden barrels for 14 months.
PAIRING: Roast turkey, grilled meats, salmon, pasta with tomato sauce.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16º-18ºC
How to serve
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.More about the Winery
Reviews of Catena Malbec 2017
The most acidic of Bodega Catena Zapata.
Red ruby colour with reddish brown tinges. Main smell of caramel. It has a slight smoky flavour and it is very light, as well.
Highly recommend to drink it with friends at a barbecue.