Original
45 Ratings
Bodega Catena Zapata Nicolas

Wine Details

Region

MendozaArgentina

Wine Description

The 1999 Nicolás Catena Zapata has a deep, dark reddish purple color. The nose is complete with intense aromas of ripe cassis, plum and black currant fruit seamlessly interlaced with notes of toast and tobacco. The mouthfeel is soft and full with concentrated flavors of ripe red fruits in excellent harmony with hints of cedar and toast from aging in small oak barrels. The wine has a long, persistent finish with ripe, sweet tannins.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage)
  • 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