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2003 Catena Malbec Mendoza-Argentina
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2003 Catena Malbec Mendoza-Argentina

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The Catena Chardonnay (from the Agrelo Vineyard) has a golden yellow color with pronounced green reflections. It boasts concentrated aromas of ripe tropical and citrus fruits with light notes of vanilla and toast. The mouthfeel is full, round and soft, with explosive fruit flavors of ripe pears and pineapples and a creamy texture. The wine has a lengthy finish with crisp acidity and touches of smoky toast.At 940 m (3,100') elevation, the Agrelo Vineyard enjoys warm sunny days that allow for ful...

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The Catena Chardonnay (from the Agrelo Vineyard) has a golden yellow color with pronounced green reflections. It boasts concentrated aromas of ripe tropical and citrus fruits with light notes of vanilla and toast. The mouthfeel is full, round and soft, with explosive fruit flavors of ripe pears and pineapples and a creamy texture. The wine has a lengthy finish with crisp acidity and touches of smoky toast.At 940 m (3,100') elevation, the Agrelo Vineyard enjoys warm sunny days that allow for ful...

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  • Wine.com
    The 2003 Catena Malbec presents an opaque violet, almost blackish color typical of top quality Argentine Malbec. This microclimate blend of three unique vineyard sites offers intense aromatics with rich, concentrated flavors, and a soft generous texture. The Angelica vineyard lends ripe plum and chocolate flavors with a very soft, supple mouthfeel. The Uxmal vineyard offers blackberry fruit with spicy black pepper notes. The Altamira vineyard brings a core of black currant and cassis, with excell...
  • 88
    "Appealing yet timid aromas of black fruits are found in the nose of the 2003 Catena Malbec. There are 25,000 cases of this fresh, focused wine. Redolent with red as well as black fruits and violets, its personality is medium-bodied and expressive. Its long finish reveals loads of tannin. Projected maturity: 2006-2012."