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Catena Alta Historic Rows Malbec 2014 Wine Review

Catena Alta Historic Rows Malbec 2014

Catena Alta Historic Rows Malbec 2014

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $49.95

Drink: 2017-2923

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Catena

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 94/100

The grapes for this wine come from four different vineyards, picked at four different times from old vines (historic rows). Long finish with notes of dried tobacco leaves, leather and spice. Espresso aromas on the nose with fleshy ripe black plum flavours on the palate. Full-bodied and smooth. Lovely, long dark spice finish. Truly one of Argentina's flagship wineries. Try it with rare tenderloin.

Malbec food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef tenderloin, cheddar cheese, herb-rubbed roast chicken.

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This Catena Alta Historic Rows Malbec 2014 was reviewed on January 6, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Adam rated this wine as 92/100
Catena Alta Historic Rows (2014) a 100%, medium-plus bodied Malbec from Mendoza. The grapes for this wine from four different vineyards, picked at four different times from old vines Malbec (Historic Rows). Dark, smoky fruit on the nose, on the palate the wine is rich and ripe black plum with dried tobacco leaf and old leather. Mostly made in concrete eggs. Drink now with an Argentinean asado. - Community Wine Reviews

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