Catena Zapata
Catena Zapata

Great wines begin in the vineyard. Our vision is to make rich and unforgettable wines that are true to the special place they come from. The story of Catena is the story of Argentine wine. Founded in 1902, Argentina’s Bodega Catena Zapata is known for its pioneering role in resurrecting Malbec and in discovering extreme high altitude terroirs in the Andean foothills of Mendoza. The family’s Adrianna Vineyards at almost 5,000 feet elevation has been called the Grand Cru of South America. Awards: Decanter Man of the Year, Wine Spectator Distinguished Service Award, Der Feinschmaker Award, Wine and Spirits and Wine Enthusiast Winery Awards.

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Catena Zapata Catena Chardonnay 2014
92 Parker Punkte - Top Value 
Luiz Gutierrez August 2015

The 2014 Chardonnay is a blend of three vineyards. The vineyards are divided into lots that are harvested at different times: Agrelo at 3.117 foot elevation. Villa Bastías at 3.675 foot elevation and Gualtallary at 4.757 foot elevation. Each vineyard is vinified differently and aged separately. The wines are blended at the end before bottling. The nose is subtly oaked with white fruit and floral aromas. The palate is medium-bodied and has very nice acidity which makes the wine not only fresher. but also longer and more mineral. This is the freshest of all the vintages of this Chardonnay. and the change in vineyards is really noticeable. Super! 350.000 bottles produced.
11,95 EUR
15,93 EUR pro l
inkl. 19% MwSt.
Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard 2015 Mundus Bacillus Terrae
Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard 2015 Mundus Bacillus Terrae This is a phenomenal malbec with intense blue fruits such as blueberries and blackberries. Black truffle. too. Full-bodied. bright and juicy with fantastic power and richness. Yet the acidity just keeps going. Volcanic salt and white peppers. A thoroughly breathtaking wine. Try after 2020.

Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard 2015 Mundus Bacillus Terrae Stephen Tanzer bewertet den Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Mundus Bacillus Terrae im Juli 2018 wie folgt:

(14.5% alcohol. with a pH of 3.4 and acidity of 7.2 grams per liter): Dark. bright ruby. Compellingly high-pitched and pure on the nose. offering scents of boysenberry. bitter chocolate. violet. crushed rock and juniper. Then wonderfully chewy and energetic. conveying outstanding inner-mouth rocky perfume and a distinct whole-cluster pungency to its flavors of boysenberry and bitter chocolate. Really extraordinary intensity without weight. like a top Vosne-Romanée. With its perfectly buffered tannins. great suavity and purity and inexorable slowly mounting finish. this wine struck me as a new dimension for Argentine Malbec.

Ikonenwein aus Argentinien | Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard 2015 Mundus Bacillus Terrae Luis Gutierrez bewertet ihn im Juni 2018 wie folgt:

From what many have called a Bordelais year. the 2015 Adrianna Vineyard Mundus Bacillus Terrae is slightly riper and a little lower in acidity. meaning it's more "civilized" than the previous and following vintages. All three years come from the same shallow soils that are rich in limestone and have a similar vinification and upbringing. These 2015s are more marked by the vintage than the other two. which seem to be more transparent to the terroir. This is my favorite of the 2015s. 4.800 bottles were filled in July 2017.

Verfügbarkeit des 2015 Mundus Bacillus Terrae
Die Auslieferung können wir zum Jahresende 2020 vornehmen
199,00 EUR
265,33 EUR pro l
inkl. 19% MwSt. zzgl. Versand
Nicolas Catena Zapata 2015

Nicolas Catena Zapata 2015 mit 96 Suckling PunktenA giant. Not only in Argentina’s strong suit in terms of power. it also shows finesse and aromatic complexity. There are all manner of blackberries. smoke. chocolate and spicy notes. Built on a panoramic scale. but full of energy and enormous refinement. The finish cascades on and on. A blend of 83% cabernet sauvignon and 17% malbec. Try in 2021.

Nicolas Catena Zapata 2015 mit 94 Punktenbei Vinous Stephen Tanzer bewertet den Nicolas Catena im Juli 2018 wie folgt:

(14.2% alcohol: made from vines in both Uco Valley and Luján de Cuyo): Bright ruby-red. Pungent aromas of cassis. blackberry. herbs and grapefruit are pure and unadorned. Juicy and stylish in a European style. conveying an impression of delicacy and terrific penetration. This is sweeter and suppler than the 2015 Nicasia Vineyard Malbec but I'm not sure that it's deeper. Finishes with a powerful spine. strong supporting acidity and terrific length.

weitere Info zum Nicolas Catena Zapata 2015:
Das Flaggschiff von Catena setzt nur in besten Jahren seine prächtigen Segel. Der Wein steht auf einer Augenhöhe mit Rotweinlegenden wie Latour. Haut-Brion. Solaia und Grange. Das Beste vom Besten der familieneigenen Weinberge. Das sinnliche. hochfeine Bouquet wartet mit Noten von Waldbeeren. Veilchen und schwarzem Pfeffer auf. am Gaumen ist der Wein packend. kraftvoll. substanzreich und von ergreifender Vielschichtigkeit und Länge. Ein ganz und gar majestätischer Grand Vin!

65,00 EUR
86,67 EUR pro l
inkl. 19% MwSt. zzgl. Versand
Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard 2016 Mundus Bacillus Terrae
VORVERKAUF - die Auslieferung erfolgt im Februar 2021
Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard 2016 Mundus Bacillus TerraeVerkostungsnotiz von Luis Gutiérrez vom 29. Juni 2018:

The 2016 Adrianna Vineyard Mundus Bacillus Terrae is from a cold and rainy El Niño vintage that broke the mold of typical Mendoza weather. The grapes were picked a bit later and achieved a slow. perfect ripening while retaining very good freshness. They used 50% full clusters in this cooler year. The wine was pressed before it finished fermenting (in concrete). and the juice—without skins. pips or stems—finished fermenting like a white in the foudre. The two bottles I tasted were both showing a bit dizzy. possibly from the recent bottling. with the aromatics coming and going. sometimes showing a little open. But the palate shows the core of acidity that lifts the wine and provides incredible freshness; the tannins are ultra refined. and there is great overall balance. Yields were lower. so they filled some 3.360 bottles.

199,00 EUR
265,33 EUR pro l
inkl. 19% MwSt. zzgl. Versand
Nicolas Catena Zapata 2016

VORVERKAUF - die Auslieferung erfolgt im Mai 2021


95 Punkte James Suckling für den Nicolas Catena Zapata 2016Verkostungsnotiz von James Suckling vom 27. März 2019:

This a rich and flavorful red. showing blackcurrants and tobacco. Full-bodied. soft and fruity with bright and spicy. oyster-shell and fresh-herb character. Serious cabernet blend. Drink or hold.

69,90 EUR
93,20 EUR pro l
inkl. 19% MwSt. zzgl. Versand
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