Catena Zapata Nicasia Vineyard 2019

Catena Zapata Nicasia Vineyard 2019

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Catena Zapata Nicasia Vineyard 

Region: Mendoza, Argentina

Vintage: 2019

Bottle size: 75cl

Grape: Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot

ABV: 14%

Ripe red fruits such as cherries and plums are prominent, interwoven with a hint of spice and vanilla. On the palate, it presents itself with a silky and all-encompassing texture, demonstrating a harmony between its polished tannins and a refreshing acidity. Its finish is lengthy and enduring, suggesting a potential for magnificent evolution over time. This robust and refined Argentine red is a definitive testament to the artistry of winemaking and the expression of Mendoza's terroir.

Located in the far southerly growing region of Altamira in La Consulta, the Nicasia vineyard is the only planting of the special Catena Selection of Malbec cuttings in this traditional area for Malbec. La Consulta was Nicolás Catena’s father Domingo’s prefered Malbec location.  3,593 ft (1,095 m). Altamira in La Consulta District, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina. Very shallow loamy topsoil with surface gravel and gravelly (large stones) dry river bed subsoil - optimal drainage. Malbec. Plant selection: Catena Cuttings malbec selection.