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Catena Malbec 2011 750ml 2010
Sku: 13265
Robert Parker 91 Points

The 2005 Catena Malbec has a deep, dark violet color, with pronounced blackish-purple tones. The aromatic structure is full of ripe dark fruits, floral notes of ...more

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Country: Argentina
Region: Cuyo
Sub-Region: Mendoza
Grape Varietal: Malbec
Type: Still wine
Reg. $15.97
Buy Catena Malbec 2011
Wine Advocate 91 points - The 2010 Catena Malbec is also a blend of four vineyards in Lunlunta, Agrelo, Altamira and Gualtallary at different altitudes and includes some whole cluster fermentation (about 20% of the blend.) It has a pellucid bouquet with tangible minerality: notes of blackberry, strawberry cheesecake, a touch of cassis and violets. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins on the entry. The acidity is crisp and lends tautness towards the succulent finish, which bestows blackberry, black olive and loganberry fruit. This is a finely crafted, feminine Malbec. Drink now-2018.  (Oct 2012)

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Robert Parker 91 Points

The 2005 Catena Malbec has a deep, dark violet color, with pronounced blackish-purple tones. The aromatic structure is full of ripe dark fruits, floral notes of violets and lavender, and touches of vanilla and spice. The palate begins with sweet black cherry fruits and has a generous texture. There are marked mineral notes as well as layers of chocolate and spicy black pepper. The finish is soft and sweet with ripe tannins and vibrant acidity.