2009 Bodegas Catena Zapata Catena Malbec
Malbec - 750ML

  • WA 91
  • WS 91
  • IWC 91

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WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2011
The 2009 Catena Malbec was aged in 35% new French and American barriques for 14 months. Balsam wood earthy minerals spice box lavender and black cherry aromas compose the wine's inviting bouquet. Spicy and savory in the... The 2009 Catena Malbec was aged in 35% new French and American barriques for 14 months. Balsam wood earthy minerals spice box lavender and black cherry aromas compose the wine's inviting bouquet. Spicy and savory in the glass with ample black cherry and black raspberry flavors this nicely proportioned Malbec is an outstanding value meant for drinking over the next 4-5 years.
WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2011
A rich red with ripe flavors of linzer torte plum pudding and fig paste flavors by layers of mesquite olive paste and grilled herbs. Grippy tannins add weight to the long vibrant finish. Drink now through 2013. -JM
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, April 2012
Bright ruby-red. Blackberry redcurrant licorice violet and pepper on the nose plus a whiff of game. Creamy concentrated and sweet with a seamless texture to the high-toned blackberry and saline flavors. Offers a... Bright ruby-red. Blackberry redcurrant licorice violet and pepper on the nose plus a whiff of game. Creamy concentrated and sweet with a seamless texture to the high-toned blackberry and saline flavors. Offers a thickness of texture and a well-judged sugar/acid balance. Finishes quite long with very suave tannins.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Malbec
Country Argentina
Region Mendoza
Vintage 2009