Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

CATENA

Cabernet Sauvignon
2017

$19.99*

* Suggested retail price

83 case(s) available

Product code
427849
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Specialty
Status
Available
Country
Argentina
Regulated designation
Geographical Indication (GI)
Region
Mendoza
Varietal(s)
Cabernet Sauvignon 90 %
Cabernet Franc 7 %
Petit Verdot 3 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Winery's website

About this winery

At heart, Catena is a story about family. Family who poured their lives, passion and spirit into transforming scrub-laden desert into some of the most beautiful and unique vineyards in the world. Family that passed their knowledge from generation to generation, blending collective memory with state-of-the-art science from the new world of viticulture. Family who, through risk-taking, faith and a little luck, transformed their treasured Mendoza terroir into the fountainhead of the award-winning...

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Notes about product

Through decades of study and exploration within Mendoza's high altitude mountain terroirs, the Catena family has identified special locations for its Estate vineyards. This wine is a blend of four vineyards - divided into lots that are harvested at different times.

Winemaking notes

Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 14 days and post-fermentation maceration for 20-23 days. Wild yeasts. Elevage: 12 months in barrel. Barrel selection varies depending on vineyard and vintage - First, second and third use barrels used.

Press reviews

James Suckling

- 91 points -

March 2018

Lavish cassis and black cherry fruit for an entry wine. Bold and fruity with some gentle tannins at the long finish.

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Wine Advocate

- 90 points -

June 2018

Compared with the 2016, the 2017 Catena Cabernet Sauvignon feels a little riper within its fresh style, with moderate alcohol and good acidity. This always contains small percentages of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, and it matured in oak barrels for 12 months.

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