2015 Catena Alta Malbec

Bodega Catena Zapata (Mendoza)

RP93

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Bodega Catena Zapata elaborates this 2015 Catena Alta Malbec ($36.74), a red wine from Mendoza that is based on 2015 malbec. According to Uvinum users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 93.

Technical sheet · Catena Alta Malbec

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2015 Other vintages
Appellation:Mendoza (Cuyo,Argentina)
Winery: Bodega Catena Zapata
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP93
Grapes: Malbec (100%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Bodega Catena Zapata

2015 Catena Alta Malbec (Malbec)

TASTING NOTES OF 2015 Catena Alta Malbec:

  • Color: Catena Alta Malbec 2015 is deep dark violet. Development and Aging The grapes for the production of Catena Alta Malbec come from small selected in four of the high altitude vineyards belonging to the Catena family lots: Angelica Vineyard, Vineyard Pyramid, vineyard and Nicasia Adrianna Vineyard. Manual selection of grains, which are flushed into small bins and fermentation tanks 500 liters; batches are grown individually. Fermentation and maceration 10 to 50 days. Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation end within the barrel. Breeding is in French oak barrels for 18 months (70% new).
  • Nose: aromas young fresh ripe black fruit, salveajes flowers, mocha and snuff are noted. The palate is a wine of great structure and concentration, soft and velvety texture.
  • Mouth: On the palate intense flavors of cassis and currants with subtle hints of chocolate, vanilla and black pepper are perceived. The final offers attractive mineral flavor with finely integrated tannins and a lively and refreshing acidity.

PRODUCTION AND AGEING: The grapes for Catena Alta Malbec come from small selected in four of the high altitude vineyards belonging to the Catena family lots: Angelica Vineyard, Vineyard Pyramid, the Vineyard Nicasia and Adrianna Vineyard. Manual selection of grains, which are flushed into small bins and fermentation tanks 500 liters; batches are grown individually. Fermentation and maceration 10 to 50 days. Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation end within the barrel. Breeding is in French oak barrels for 18 months (70% new).

Producer: 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...

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Highlighted review about 2015 Catena Alta Malbec

Posted on at 04.11

4/5

Catena Alta Malbec 2015

Bodega Catena Zapata is considered the flagship of the wineries in Argentina. The statement by Robert Parker says a lot: a when all is said and done, Catena Zapata is the Argentina winery of reference, the standard of excellence in the wine offers a beautiful, pure floral bouquet with ripe...
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Posted on at 11.23

4/5

Catena Alta Malbec 2015

Catena Alta Malbec has a full, rich mouthfeel and a soft and silky texture. Flavours of cassis and blackcurrant fruit dominate the palate, interwoven with hints of chocolate, vanilla and black pepper.
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Catena Alta Malbec 2013

John Mccarthy
John Mccarthy

4/5

Bodegas Catena Alta Malbec 2013
A with a nice colour. Smells of hazelnuts and almonds. Light taste.
We took it with meat, but I think the wine would taste better with vegetables or fish.
It is my parents favorite wine.
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Reviews about Catena Alta Malbec 2012

Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels

4/5

I drank before the main meal, with starters and snacks. Fine! We enjoyed it.
Outstanding cherry colour with a low layer. Toasty aromas. It has a balanced acidity.
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Reviews about Catena Alta Malbec 2008

Jessica Barker
Jessica Barker

4/5

Notes of coffee and wood taste. The taste was a bit salty, I was greatly surprised.
This wine was a real pleasure.
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Reviews about Catena Alta Malbec 2007

Elisabeth Wilshire
Elisabeth Wilshire

4/5

I bought a box of this 2007 on the internet.
Nice and pretty colour. Delicious aromas of licorice and mint. Good acidity for my taste.
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Reviews about Catena Alta Malbec 2006

Mary Wilson
Mary Wilson

4/5

Do not buy in supermarkets, it won't be well conserved.
Red ruby colour with reddish brown edges. Sweet caramell flavour.. It is a very balanced .
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