Catena Appellation Luján de Cuyo White Clay 2021

CATENA

Catena Appellation Luján de Cuyo White Clay
2021

$28.60*

* Suggested retail price

80 case(s) available

Product code
428502
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Available
Product type
Still wine
Licensee price
$28.49
Country
Argentina
Regulated designation
Dénomination origine (DOC)
Region
Mendoza
Subregion
Lujan de Cuyo
Varietal(s)
Sémillon
Chenin Blanc
Color
White
Producer'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

Family vintners for over 100 years, the Catenas are recognized for ther pioneering role in high-altitude viticulture in Argentina. Luján de Cuyo Appellation is known for its clay-rich soils and cool nights. Deeply aromatic with expressive citrus and peach with a rich and mineral finish. Pairs well with vegetables, pasta and grilled white meats. This blend of Semillon and Chenin Blanc is Argentina’s century-old traditional white wine.

Production notes

Lujan de Cuyo (950m/ 3117 ft). Alluvial origin. Clay topsoil with rounded rocks on the bottom. 30%Clay - 40%Silt - 30%Sand.

Tasting notes

Deeply aromatic with expressive citrus and peach with a rich and mineral finish. Pairs well with vegetables, pasta and grilled white meats.

Press reviews

James Suckling

- 92 points -

March 2022

This has aromas of sliced apples, lemons, white pears, blanched almonds, yoghurt and chalk. It’s medium-to full-bodied with a round, creamy and layered palate. Excellent concentration and focus. Mineral finish. Semillon and chenin blanc. Sustainable

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