Bodega Catena Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon Catena 2010
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Dunkles Rubin. Schwarzbeerige Nase, an Brombeeren erinnernd, auch etwas Edelhölzer und balsamische Noten. Im Gaumen von viel reifer, schwarzer Frucht geprägt, Heidelbeeren, eine Spur Tabak auch und Vanille; geschmeidig und voll, mittellanges Finale.
The 2010 Catena Cabernet Sauvignon undergoes a five-day cold maceration and is raised for 12 to 14 months in barrel: first, second and third fill. It is a blend of four vineyards and is blended with 3% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. It has a Bordeaux-like bouquet of blackberry, bilberry, graphite and dry tobacco that is well-defined and classic in style. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannins. There is a palpable sense of tension to this Cabernet, which exhibits great precision on the spicy, edgy finish. Full of personality, this comes highly recommended. Drink now-2017. Big and burly, with a semi- syrupy nose that brings berry jam, molasses, shoe polish and crusty, baked berry aromas. But don't dismiss this Cab as overripe and over the top; it is complete and balanced, with good acidity pushing black fruit, chocolate, clove and herb flavors to their maximum expression. And it dials it in on the finish, where cola and coffee notes are just right. Drink now thr...