68 Ratings
Bodega Catena Zapata Argentino Vineyard Malbec
$119.00 USD
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    Winemaker Felipe Stahlschmidt observed flavors of dark cherry and blackberry fruit in this 2009 Alamos Malbec, with integrated spice and vanilla oak characteristics. The wine has a full structure and a long, lingering finish which makes it enjoyable now, or for years to come. "For a big brand, Alamos knows how to deliver quality at a fair price. This vintage is exemplary for its sweet black plum and graham cracker bouquet, and lush, deep palate. The fruit is tasty, balanced , dark in nature and just a little bit spicy. For a basic-priced Malbec it more than gets the job done. " 89 Points-Wine Enthusiast

    over 4 years
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    a little smoother and deeper than the regular malbec...don't taste as much bite.

    over 3 years
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    great weight to start with, but became too light quickly

    over 4 years
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    almost 2 years
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    over 2 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/06/2014
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/15/2014