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2012 Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec Nicasia Vineyard La Consulta (750ml)

SKU: 27591
WA
95
JS
95
VM
93+
Argentina
Mendoza
750ml
Reviews/Information
"95 out of 100...Vivd aromas of currants and blackberries. So much dark fruit. Violets too. Full body, yet buttressed with a center palate of salty acidity and firm tannins. From grapes grown in Altamira. Persistent and vibrant. Drink or hold." - James Suckling

"95 out of 100...The 2012 Malbec Catena Zapata Nicasia Vineyard feels fresher and more harmonious than the 2011, when in reality the vintage character is the opposite. It is sourced from the vineyard that names the wine and that is located in Altamira. The Malbec grapes fermented in open barrels and cement vats with 15% whole-cluster Cabernet Franc. There is one extra level of precision and harmony here. It has an elegant nose and the palate almost reflects the tension in the skin of the grapes with its a velvety texture and great acidity. This is really tasty and long, it could be the best Nicasia ever produced. 8,000 bottles produced." - Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate
$‎79.95 each
Available: Pre-arrival