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Blending different varietals, different lots and even different vintages is an art as old as winemaking itself. In Bordeaux, the blending of the famous five - Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec - is a centuries old art. Each component is thought to add a level of complexity to the wine. Over the past 20 years, Nicolás and Laura Catena and their vineyard management team have worked tirelessly in the discovery, identification and development of key microclimates in the high altitude wine country of Mendoza, Argentina. Nicolás Catena has planted an almost countless number of varietals and clones throughout his mountain vineyard sites. This quest for quality lead Nicolás and Laura Catena to a crucial discovery regarding the influence of altitude on grape cultivation in Mendoza. Observing the important differences in soil types, average temperatures and thermal amplitudes that exist at varying altitudes, he found that vineyard sites which are just a few kilometers apart Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

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  • Catena Cabernet Sauvignon 2012


    A bit dusty and earthy on the nose, mostly dark fruit character of blackberry. In the mouth this is fairly clean and medium bodied, with some dark oak and dark chocolate creeping in toward the finish after waves of blackberry and some fresh acidity to brighten the palate. Read More

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  • My wine group met yesterday, my turn to host. Wines are served blind, usually ... ... $37Caro 2000: Lafite / Catena Joint venture Retail $40Cuvelier (Poyferre joint venture): corked.The Caro was quite Bordeaux in style, and quite good. Seriously overpriced; on a level of perhaps a good vintage of Greysac. Really liked the Carmenere, there is ... Read More

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  • you can find good wines (with different prices) from Bodegas Catena Zapata or Familia Zuccardi from Argentina, and the best known from Chile Concha y Toro Read More

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  • Recent research shows that a glass of red wine a day is like twenty minutes of ... ... wine. 88pts 2011 Catena High Mountain Vines Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza Argentina 13.5% $15Imported by: Winebow Inc NYC NYA bit tight on the nose but layered with aromas of cedar, dried flowers, and peppery spice topping sour cherry fruit. Lean and focused o... Read More

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  • Catena Malbec 2012


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  • Catena Malbec 2012


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  • Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec Blend Lunlunta D.V. Catena Cabernet-Malbec 2003


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  • The sweet blood of grapes just might be the perfect pairing for Spike Lee's ... ... called for a malbec from Catena, a family-owned winery. “In 'He Got Game,' there's an emotional scene about generational change and the father-son dynamic,” he said, “so we went for generational change in a winemaking family.” Though the “science” of pairing win... Read More

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