Valle de Uco
Catena Zapata Alta Chardonnay Historic Rows 201975cl
Catena Zapata Alta Chardonnay Historic Rows 2019
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At almost 5,000 feet elevation in the Andean foothills, the Adrianna vineyard's calcareous soils and cool climate are the promised land of Chardonnay. The fruit from the Adrianna vineyard has a purity of flavours and a minerality that is particular to this vineyard and can not be found anywhere else in Mendoza.
Description of Catena Zapata Alta Chardonnay Historic Rows 2019
Catena Zapata Alta Chardonnay Historic Rows 2019 (Chardonnay)
APPELLATION: Valle de Uco
VINEYARD: Bodega Catena Zapata
AGEING: 14 months in French oak barrels.
WINEMAKING: Whole clusters are pressed, and then 100% fermented in 500 L French oak barrels with natural yeasts at low temperatures. Wild yeasts. Aged for 14 months in French oak. 30% does not undergo malolactic fermentation. First, second and third use barrels used.
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