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Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec

Wine Details

Varietal

Malbec

Style

Red

Region

MendozaArgentina

Wine Description

(2000 Vintage) The Lulunta Vineyard was planted more than 60 years ago with a density of about 5,700 vines/ha. (2,300 vines/acres). The soil, of sand and shallow clay over a stony subsoil, allows for excellent drainage. Trellising is over three wires at a height of 1.75 meters. The results of ideal soil and climate condition together with meticulous pruning, irrigation and canopy management are low yields of small berries with extremely concentrate flavors and round velvety tannins. Tasting Notes: The first s...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/20/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/20/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/20/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/2011
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage)