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Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Wine Review

Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $47.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Catena

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A many-layered, multi-faceted wine with great complexity and classic aromas of cassis, blackberry, blackcurrant, coffee and wood spice. Grapes were grown in vineyards that ranged from 940 meters above sea level to 1180 meters. Aged 18 months in new French oak. Full-bodied with great length; elegant and balanced. You'll find my feature story on Catena, and a visit with Nicolas Catena that was part of my second book, Unquenchable.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: barbecued and grilled meats, game, chicken salad, pork tenderloin.

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This Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was reviewed on January 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A smooth, easy going, medium bodied old vines red. A yummy balance of cherry, baking spice, and minerality. Finish is long, lush and mouthwatering with smooth integrated tannins. Tasted Jan 2017 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
From Bodegas Esmeralda in Argentina, the grapes for this Cabernet Sauvignon from Catena, Alta (2013) are from vineyards over 1000 metres above sea-level that take advantage of the cool nights (and warm days) to fully ripen the wine grapes. The wine is fresh blackberry, espresso and cake spice. The wine was then aged 18 months in new French oak. - Community Wine Reviews
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