Bodega Catena Zapata Catena Alta Historic Rows Malbec, VT
$264.25 / case(6)
Wine description nicola catena planted his first malbec vineyard in mendoza in 1902. His grandson nicolas catena is known as the man who revolutionized argentine wine and introduced high altitude malbec to the world. The historic catena zapata vineyards are planted with the catena family’s proprietary selection of malbec plants: the catena cuttings. Catena alta malbec is sourced from block 18 of the angelica vineyard block 4 of the la piramide vineyard block 1 of the nicasia vineyard and blocks 3 & 9 of the adrianna vineyard. Vinification vineyard lots are harvested at different times to ensure optimal natural acidity and moderate alcohol levels. Whole berries are hand loaded into small format fermentation bins and 225-500 l barrels; lots from each vineyard are treated individually; fermentation and maceration last for 10 – 35 days; 30% cold maceration. Wild yeasts. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in barrel; wine undergoes active battonage to protect it and drastically
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