Bodega Catena Zapata

Nicasia Vineyard Malbec

9.39 ratings
9.32 pro ratings
Mendoza, Cuyo, Argentina
Malbec
Top Notes For
Al Shikoh

dark ruby, opaque; red berries, tobacco, leather, violets, spice; elegant and restrained on the palate, red fruit; medium+ body, medium acidity, medium+/fine grained tannins, 13.5% ABV; blend of whole cluster cofermented fruit with 96% Malbec and 4% Cabernet Franc, sourced from Nicasia Vineyard planted in 1997 at 3,593 feet elevation, barrel fermented with wild yeast, aged 18 months in new French oak, head winemaker Alejandro Vigil; $115

dark ruby, opaque; red berries, tobacco, leather, violets, spice; elegant and restrained on the palate, red fruit; medium+ body, medium acidity, medium+/fine grained tannins, 13.5% ABV; blend of whole cluster cofermented fruit with 96% Malbec and 4% Cabernet Franc, sourced from Nicasia Vineyard planted in 1997 at 3,593 feet elevation, barrel fermented with wild yeast, aged 18 months in new French oak, head winemaker Alejandro Vigil; $115

Dec 28th, 2019
Jared Mabry

One of the best Malbec's I've had outside of Argentina. We let it decant for 4 hours to really open up and found that really made a difference.

One of the best Malbec's I've had outside of Argentina. We let it decant for 4 hours to really open up and found that really made a difference.

Mar 13th, 2016
Evan Shumway

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Oct 26th, 2017
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Jan 29th, 2020
Lee Parry

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Nov 10th, 2019
Ryan S
9.3

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Oct 12th, 2019
Thomas Barnes

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Sep 13th, 2019
NB
9.2

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Jun 30th, 2018
Shafiq Perry

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May 24th, 2015