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Catena Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 375ml

Rated 91 - (13.5% alcohol): Bright medium-deep red. Subtly complex aromas of plum, raspberry, currant, mocha, graphite and nutty oak. At once plush...
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Catena Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - Enticing aromatic lift to the aromas of purple fruits, violet and brown spices. Suaver than the Agrelo Cabernet Sauvignon, offering...
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Catena Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon Agrelo 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - Bright, dark red. Ripe yet cool aromas of cassis, licorice and menthol. Supple, spicy and slightly medicinal; in a rather Old World...
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Catena Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon Alta 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2013 Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon is ultra classical, with textbook varietal aromas and great freshness. The climatic conditions...
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Catena Zapata Chardonnay 2013 375ml

Rated 90 - The Catena 2013 Chardonnay mixes grapes form Agrelo (15%) and the rest from different zones in the Uco Valley (Tupungato and San Carlos,...
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Catena Zapata Chardonnay 2015 750ml

Rated 91 - The balsamic and showy 2015 Chardonnay is a blend of three vineyards, one small plot from Agrelo (less than 10% of the volume, as it's...
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Catena Zapata Chardonnay Catena Alta 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2014 Catena Alta Chardonnay is always a blend of grapes from two vineyards in the Valle de Uco, Adrianna in Gualtallary and Domingo...
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Catena Zapata Chardonnay White Bones 2013 750ml

Rated 97 - The superb, elegant and aromatic 2013 White Bones Chardonnay seemed to jump out of the glass with its perfumed personality. This is a...
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Catena Zapata Chardonnay White Stones 2013 750ml

Rated 95 - The 2013 White Stones Chardonnay had penetrating balsamic aromas that seemed to enter the nostrils leaving a trail of citric and herbal...
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Catena Zapata Malbec Argentino 2012 750ml

Rated 98 - Very dense and powerful with a tight palate of blue fruit and raspberry undertones. Salty with wonderful length and intensity. A blend...
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Catena Zapata Malbec Catena Alta 2010 1.5Ltr

Rated 94 - The 2010 Catena Alta Malbec is composed with fruit from Angelica, La Piramide, Nicasia and Adrianna and there was about 30-40%...
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Catena Zapata Malbec Catena Alta 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - As I saw with the Cabernet, the 2013 Catena Malbec also feels fresher than the 2012. It is produced with fruit from Valle de Uco and...
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Catena Zapata Malbec Nicasia Vineyard 2012 750ml

Rated 95 - The 2012 Malbec Catena Zapata Nicasia Vineyard feels fresher and more harmonious than the 2011, when in reality the vintage character is...
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Catena Zapata Malbec Paraje Altamira 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2014 Appellation Paraje Altamira Malbec is sourced from a single vineyard in the new official Paraje Altamira appellation, where the...

The Argentine region of Mendoza is one which has been associated with fine winemaking for over a hundred years. The pristine terroirs, which have an impressive elevation and benefit from the mineral-rich soils and excellent exposure to long sunlit hours, produce wines of remarkable quality and character, and this region has been at the forefront of the South America wine industry as a whole for the last century. One of the key wineries in Mendoza is Catena Zapata, today housed in an impressive building with a massive range of vineyards, but which had humble beginnings. Catena Zapata was founded in 1902 by Nicola Catena, an Italian immigrant looking for a new life in a new world. The winery has remained in the Catena family for four generations, and is almost unique in the fact that it is an Argentine winery which has remained in Argentine hands as it became more and more successful. Today, the business is overseen by Nicola’s great-grandson, Nicolas, who along with his wife, is taking Catena Zapata to new heights.

Nicolas took over in 1980, and used his formal education in economics as a starting point for bringing the business into the contemporary, international wine world. Despite his economist’s background, Nicolas has winemaking in his blood, and his passion for producing excellent wines comes directly from his ancestors, and has seen him take Catena Zapata to the very zenith of the Argentinian wine scene and beyond. His approach - measured, logical and forward thinking - has brought the attention of the world to Argentine Malbec wines, and to high altitude viticulture in general. Altitude is key to the terroir of Catena Zapata - the vines are grown at an astonishing 5000 feet above sea level, meaning the low-yielding vines have to struggle in the thinner air, and thus produce fruits of excellent quality and character. Each bottle of Catena Zapata is the product of a labour of love, crafted with great respect for this unique terroir, and the generations of hard work which went into making it successful.