Catena Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Red Crianza wine Bodega Catena Zapata Mendoza (Argentina) Cabernet Sauvignon  November 2013 Price: 12.95 € VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle

12.95 € 0.75 L bottle

Details for Catena Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Type:
Red Crianza wine
Producer:
Bodega Catena Zapata
Wine region:
Mendoza (Argentina)
Grapes:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle:
0.75 L
Review:

The Catena wine range (Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Chardonnay) consists of high altitude wines, made using grapes sourced from different vineyards owned by the Catena family and cultivated at altitudes ranging from 1,000 to almost 1,500 metres above sea level. Each batch is harvested and vinified separately so as to offer an expressive ensemble of great balance.

The Catena Cabernet Sauvignon is a red with plenty of fruit and evidence of oak which will delight lovers of modern-style wines, yet will also captivate with its sweetness, fruitiness and roundedness those who usually shun the powerful and concentrated type of wine; it is extremely well-made and exudes high quality.

A dark and intense Picota cherry colour, this is a lively and energetic wine that shows its varietal character with that first impact on the nose: lots of ripe fruit (blackcurrants and red fruit), fresh and mineral (eucalyptus, pencil lead) notes, smoky and woody (cedar) hints, and a very attractive creamy sweetness; this is an open, elegant wine that pleases right from the start.

It is very juicy on the palate; powerful but also accessible; concentrated and smooth at the same time, with more black fruit than on the nose (blackberries), and with very well-integrated ageing notes; a wine that is complete. On the aftertaste, a fine bitterness begins to appear but is offset by the concentration of fruit and that ever-present sweetness. A Cabernet Sauvignon with a firm structure that will enable it to evolve extremely well in bottle, as befits this variety, yet with such roundness and balance that it could be enjoyed whilst still young, all down to the expert hands of this wine-producing family which can look back on the experience and passion of four generations.

Food Pairing:
Barbecued meats / stewed meats with mushrooms / red meats / pasta with bolognese sauce
Alcohol content:
13,5%
Optimum serving temperature:
Between 16ºC and 18ºC
Guidelines for drinking and storing:
Drink now or keep until 2020.

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Bodega Catena Zapata

Laura Catena / Nicolás Catena
* Laura Catena / Nicolás Catena

Mendoza, Argentina

In keeping with family tradition, Nicolás Catena Zapata is now the third generation to run the winery and can count on daughter Laura to follow in his footsteps. They have been able to make the most of terroir best described as poor, yet exceptional, holding to the firm belief that...

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Contact details

Telephone
+54 261 4900214


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Destinations, prices and delivery times

In Spain, we serve the whole mainland, the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, and we also serve all the EU countries, Andorra and Switzerland. However, we are unable to deliver to certain specific destinations, such as the Azores and Madeira, the French overseas territories, and the Channel Islands, Jersey and Guernsey.

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Returns guarantee

If the wine is not fit for consumption or does not come up to your expectations, you can return it to us and we will replace it with another bottle or product.

Transport costs for Spain

Bottles Price incl. VAT Delivery time
1 - 6 btls 7.95 € Between 48 and 72 hours
7 - 12 btls 11.20 €
13 - 18 btls 15.80 €
19 - 24 btls 19.20 €

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