Original
64 Ratings
Bodega Catena Zapata Nicolas

Wine Details

Region

MendozaArgentina

Wine Description

(1997 Vintage) The 1997 Nicolás Catena represents the culmination of a life long pursuit by a visionary wine producer to create wines in the high altitude wine country of Mendoza, Argentina which could stand with the best the world had to offer. This wine will only be produced in exceptional vintage years and will represent the very best that Nicolás Catena and his team can produce.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2014
  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 12/07
  • Wine Advocate
    (2007 Vintage) "The flagship, the 2007 Nicolas Catena Zapata, a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Malbec, and the balance Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. It delivers an enthralling aromatic array of pain grille, pencil lead, mineral, espresso, mocha, incense, lavender, black currant, black cherry, and blackberry. This leads to a full-bodied, powerful yet elegant effort with great depth and volume, precision balance, and a voluptuous personality (a D-cup of a wine). It conceals plenty of structure and will e...
  • Robert Parker
    (2007 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/23/2010
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage)