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Bodegas Catena Zapata - Appellation Vista Flores Malbec 2017

Information

  • Country: Argentina
  • Wine Region: Mendoza
  • Wine Maker: Alejandro Vigil
  • Grape: Malbec
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Malbec
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13.5%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Duty/Vat Paid

Wine tasting notes

Dark violet colour with black reflections. The nose offers ripe, concentrated dark and red fruit aromas with delicate floral notes of lavender and violet, and mocha. The mouthfeel is rich and full with notes of sweet spice and a touch of leather.

Winery Information

Bodegas Catena Zapata

In 1902, Nicola Catena, an Italian immigrant, planted his first vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina. The winery has remained under family control — now in its fourth generation — and is one of the few family-owned wine companies in Argentina that remains in Argentine hands. Owned today by Nicolás Catena and his daughter Laura, Bodega Catena Zapata is known as the pioneer of fine wine from Argentina, and Nicolás is recognized as the vintner who revolutionized wine quality in Argentina. A.. read more

Expert Reviews

Vinification Notes

This wine goes through cold maceration for 5 days at 50ºF (10ºC). The juice is then fermented for 16 days with a post-fermentation maceration of 10 days. 12 months in barrel (35% new). Barrel selection varies depending on vineyard and vintage. French oak.