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Catena Zapata White Stones Chardonnay 2017



£61.41 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
Appellation:Mendoza (Cuyo, Argentina)
Winery: Bodega Catena Zapata
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Bodega Catena Zapata elaborates this Catena Zapata White Stones Chardonnay 2017 , a white wine from the region of Mendoza with a blend based on chardonnay of 2017. Drinks&Co users reviewed this white wine with 4 of 5 points while experts give the following evaluation: robert parker: 97.

Elaboration of Catena Zapata White Stones Chardonnay 2017

Catena Zapata White Stones Chardonnay 2017 (Chardonnay)


  • View: A view is bright yellow color and.
  • Nose: delicate nose with floral aromas, white flowers accompanied by mineral notes.
  • Mouth: The palate is elegant flavors of pear, apple, good acidity, refreshing is perceived with a long, lingering finish.

APPELLATION: Mendoza (Argentina).

GRAPES: Chardonnay.

AGEING: Aged for 12-16 months in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: White Stones "Piedras Blancas" is the name of a small plot of Adrianna vineyard. Its name refers to the composition of the soil has abundant presence of white oval stones, gravel covered. The stony soil prevents deep root growth, providing optimum drainage. This soil organic matter poor vines contributes to better withstand stress conditions.


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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 Zapata White Stones Chardonnay 2017


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4 /5

The White Stones Chardonnay comes from grapes from the famous Adrianna Vineyard in Gualtallary where the soil is richly covered with stones and pebbles with a high percentage of lime, hence the name White Stones. The grapes are harvested at five different times depending on the different ripeness of grapes and thus different levels of acidity, sugar and aromas. The wine is fermented in used oak barrels and stainless steel for about 15 days and no malolactic fermentation takes place and the wine is aged in stainless steel for 9-12 months before being bottled. The result is a Chardonnay of excellent quality. Extremely fresh with notes of white flowers, citrus and beautiful scents of chalk / lime / minerals. The taste is medium body with a lot of freshness and tantalizing acidity ending long and with a mineral feel. This is super! Of the White Stones 2017, only 6,600 bottles have been produced and the wine has received 98/100 James Suckling.

Bodega Catena Zapata is considered the flagship of Argentina's wineries. Robert Parker's statement says a lot: 'when all is said and done, Catena Zapata is the Argentina winery of reference, the standard of excellence'.

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4 /5

Catena Zapata Chardonnay White Stones has aromas and flavours of pears and apples, underscored by notes of vanilla and white flowers and a stony minerality.<div><br><div>
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Reviews of other vintages of Catena Zapata White Stones Chardonnay 2017020180201402012


It was part of a wine tasting.
This 2018 has a very clear golden colour. White flowers are perceived in this Catena Zapata White Stones Chardonnay. Good flavour and long aftertaste.
Very good this 2018 with rice crust.
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Geena Richardson


The Catena Zapata White Stones Chardonnay reminded me of jasmine on the nose. Passes easily across the palate, smooth and very nice.
A Bodega Catena Zapata at its optimal time to drink.
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Joel Adams


Perfect for rice with vegetables. Brought by a friend and I opened it with him.
Like many Chardonnay it had a light golden brown colour. As soon as I smelled it, I noticed the white flowers scent. You can drink the whole bottle without realizing it.
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Gloria Kent

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