2008 Catena Malbec
288 Ratings
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288 Ratings
2008 Catena Malbec

Winemaker's Notes

"The 2008 Malbec (priced just over the limit to qualify for the Value report), dark ruby red in color, it delivers an alluring bouquet of Asian spices, incense, lavender, and black cherry. Smooth textured, spicy, and easy-to understand, this pleasure-bent Malbec is an outstanding value for drinking over the next 4-6 years."

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"The 2008 Malbec (priced just over the limit to qualify for the Value report), dark ruby red in color, it delivers an alluring bouquet of Asian spices, incense, lavender, and black cherry. Smooth textured, spicy, and easy-to understand, this pleasure-bent Malbec is an outstanding value for drinking over the next 4-6 years."

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    "Rich and polished, boasting lots of pure cassis, blackberry and boysenberry fruit that courses along, carried by alluring spice, integrated toast and a nice, lingering anise note. Drink now through 2011." 90 Points Wine Spectator

    over 3 years
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    deep red color. full bodied. A little earthy on first taste. Cassis and mild tar. Smooth, very little tannin. very good quality.

    over 3 years
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    Floral violets grapes from 5 sites nose predominant still think I liked their cab better

    about 3 years
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    round mouthy plum, chocolate, long expressive finish.

    over 3 years
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    nice long build. no surprises. full bodied.

    over 4 years
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    very dark and very full bodied fruity/berries

    almost 4 years
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    oaky yet smooth with grassy finish,

    about 2 years
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    Stacie Malinowski

    about 3 years
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    keep on hand

    about 4 years
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    smooth

    over 3 years
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    about 1 year
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate