Original
4 Ratings
Catena Argentino Vineyard Zapata Malbec

Wine Details

Vineyard

Catena

Varietal

Malbec

Style

Region

Argentina

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2004 Vintage) "The single-vineyard 2004 Malbec Argentino Vineyard spent 17 months in new French oak. Remarkably fragrant and complex aromatically, it offers up aromas of wood smoke, creosote, pepper, clove, black cherry, and blackberry. Made in a similar, elegant style, it is the most structured of the three single vineyard wines, needing a minimum of a decade of additional cellaring. It should easily prove to be a 25-40 year wine. It is an exceptional achievement in Malbec. When all is said and done, Catena Z...

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    Vinho com aroma amadeirado, de charuto e de chocolate, no final leve licor de cacau. Na boca, profundamente encorpado, mas leve, com taninos domesticados, acidez na medida e persistência considerável. Muito bom vinho.

    about 5 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2004 Vintage) "Ultramodern in style, this is massively endowed with dense layers of raspberry ganache, boysenberry and plum sauce allied to a massive core of dark chocolate, licorice and loam. Yet this manages to stay deftly balanced, with a long, pure finish driven by dark fruit and graphite. Drink now through 2011. 300 cases made."
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2004 Vintage)