(1999 Vintage) The Catena 1999 Malbec (from the Lulunta Vineyard) has a deep dark violet color with shades of black. The nose offers intense aromas of ripe blackberry and cassis fruit interlaced with traces of vanilla and tobacco. The mouth feel is soft and smooth with ripe concentrated fruit flavors seamlessly interwoven with notes of pan grille and cedar. The wine has a long and persistent finish of soft velvety tannins. The Lulunta Vineyard was planted more than 60 years ago with a density of about 5,700 vi...
Wine Spectator(2012 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/20/2014
Wine Advocate(2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
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Wine Spectator(2009 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/2011