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2014 CATENA Appellation Paraje Altamira Malbec

CATENA Appellation Paraje Altamira Malbec 2014

21.97* CAD

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  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 51860
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Specialty
  • Status
  • Status
  • Store Only
  • Country
  • Country
  • Argentina
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Dénomination origine (DOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Mendoza
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Malbec 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    At heart, Catena is a story about family. Family who poured their lives, passion and spirit into transforming scrub-laden desert into some of the most beautiful and unique vineyards in the world. Family that passed their knowledge from generation to generation, blending collective memory with state-of-the-art science from the new world of viticulture. Family who, through risk-taking, faith and a little luck, transformed their treasured Mendoza terroir into the fountainhead of the award-winning...

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Press reviews

  • - 94 Points -

    - SILVER - Decanter World Wine Awards -

    August 2016

    Restrained on the nose with vibrant blueberries enhanced by a delicate spicy note. Smooth palate, juicy, with fine grained tannins and a chalky sensation, bursting with bright red and dark fruits lingering nicely.

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  • - 93 Points -

    March 2016

    Showing the freshness and minerality that’s often a feature of Altamira wines, this is the finest and most focused of the Catena appellation Malbecs. Sappy and tangy, with sculpted tannins and scented plum, damson and blackberry fruit underpinned by a chalky bite.

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  • - 92 Points -

    Stephen Tanzer, July 2018

    Bright, full ruby. Very ripe aromas of black fruits, smoky minerals and bitter chocolate, plus a whiff of truffley forest floor. Sweet, supple and quite dense, but showing terrific inner-mouth lift for such a ripe wine. With its crushed-berry flavors, this wine shows the most obvious early sweetness of these appellation-labeled Malbecs. The substantial tannins arrive late and build, giving the wine the support for a slow evolution in bottle. But there's no austerity even today.

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