Bodega Catena Zapata Pinot Noir Alamos 2009
Comes from the cooler Tupungato area, and shows a rooty, spicy, berry nose along with good color. the palate offers some true Pinot character, a bit of pepper and some leather before turning thin. Finishes light, with a hint of chocolate.Add winemaker's notes
Two and a half glasses
When I first smelled the cork I was reminded of an apple cider press. The first taste was very rich and had a smooth finish. While this wine would happily go with a meal, it was great on its own, or in my case with a cut up peach that complemented its cider and berry flavors nicely. I felt this pinot noir struck the sweet/dry balance beautifully.
The flavor is so rich and layered. You can definitely taste the raspberry and the plum and the finish is just as clean as noted. Absolutely my favorite Pinot Noir.
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Comes from the cooler Tupungato area, and shows a rooty, spicy, berry nose along with good color. the palate offers some true Pinot character, a bit of pepper and some leather before turning thin. Finishes light, with a hint of chocolate.
When the seriously talented Nicolaacute;s Catena, founder and owner of Catena Zapata and Alamos, started to produce Pinot Noir (not the first thing one thinks of when one thinks of Argentina), we were very excited. What Catena has done with Andean Chardonnay and Malbec is nothing short of extraordinary. Well, he has provided wine lovers with not only an exceptionally ripe, dense and velvety Pinot Noir, but an almost unbelievable value considering the notorious difficulties that this grape can pose.
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