Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Mixed Pack: Fortuna Terrae, River Stones, Mundus Bacillus Terrae 2013


Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Mixed Pack: Fortuna Terrae, River Stones, Mundus Bacillus Terrae


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3 x 750ml
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Still wine
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Dénomination origine (DOC)
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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

Wine Advocate

96-98 Points

Luis Gutiérrez, December 2016

Adrianna Vineyard Fortuna Terrae Malbec 2013:

96 Points
- Wine Advocate, December 2016
There are three separate bottling from the Adrianna vineyard, one of them the 2013 Adrianna Vineyard Fortuna Terrae, sourced from the part of the vineyard with slightly deeper soils (we're talking only about 70 centimeters here!) that has limestone underneath, is flatter and provides very aromatic, slightly lighter wines, more feminine if you like. It's very floral, gentle, with fine tannins with a good structure based on a combination with superb acidity. This is also lighter colored, the more Pinot of the three.

Adrianna Vineyard River Stones Malbec 2013:

98 Points - Wine Advocate, December 2016
Sourced from the stonier part, close to the dry river, the equivalent to the White Stones white, with a north-facing exposure, the warmer exposure, which in cooler years like 2013 works nicely. This has the combination of power and elegance, of flowers and fruit, minerality and spice, precise, focused, harmonious, all about finesse. This seems to be the one that worked better with the cool year. 2,000 bottles produced. I was shown some 20+ wines blind while visiting the Catena Institute and I could immediately find this wine even if I had only tasted it a couple of times before. Such is the strong personality of this wine...

Adrianna Vineyard Mundus Bacillus Terrae 2013:

97 Points - Wine Advocate, December 2016
From the shallow and limestone soils with a south-facing, cold exposure, that was coupled by a cool year. This has higher acidity and citric, effervescent acidity combined with chalky tannins providing length and freshness. This is terrific.

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