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Catena Zapata Nicolas 2001

Bordeaux Red Blends from Argentina, South America
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Winemaker Notes

From Argentina's premier producer, this is all old vine Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec fruit. Extremely limited and allocated, one of the greatest wines from South America.

Nicolás Catena Zapata presents a deep garnet color with tones of dark violet and purple. The nose offers bright, intense aromas of plum, cassis and blackberry fruit meshed with notes of vanilla, chocolate and spice with a touch of eucalyptus. Concentrated and full-bodied, this wine shows a remarkable elegance and harmony. The long, lingering finish is dominated by sweet, velvety tannins.

Critical Acclaim

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Catena, Argentina, South America
Bodega Catena Zapata is one of Argentina's high altitude Malbec pioneers. The Catena family began making wine in Mendoza in 1902. Nicolas Catena, third generation family vintner, was one of the first to see the potential of Mendoza's mountain vineyards for producing high quality Malbec. In 1994, he became the first Argentine to exprot a world-class bottling of Malbec under the Catena label. Nicolas is joined by his daughter, Dr. Laura... View More