Nicolás Catena Zapata 2017

CATENA

Nicolás Catena Zapata
2017

$141.99*

* Suggested retail price
Product code
606665
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Cross dock
Status
Store Only
Country
Argentina
Regulated designation
Dénomination origine (DOC)
Region
Mendoza
Varietal(s)
Cabernet Sauvignon 73 %
Malbec 27 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
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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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Press reviews

Tim Atkin MW

- 96 points -

May 2019

It’s fascinating to taste this alongside the 2016 Nicolás, as the two reflect their different
vintages. This cuvée of Cabernet Sauvignon with 33% Malbec is bigger, bolder and more
tannic, but will evolve into something remarkable. Structured and firm with layers of dark fruit.

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Wine Advocate

- 95 points -

August 2019

The approachable 2017 Nicolás Catena Zapata has a little more Cabernet Franc in the blend, even if the majority is Cabernet Sauvignon (and there is some Malbec). In 2017, they sourced Cabernet Sauvignon from Altamira and Gualtallary, and it fermented together with the juice of the Cabernet Franc. It has a touch of ripeness on the nose but without excess; it's balsamic, with the Cabernet dominating the aromatics. The palate comes through as really balanced and perhaps a little lighter. It has very fine tannins and a clean, focused finish.

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