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Catena Malbec 2014 Wine Review

Catena Malbec 2014

Catena Malbec 2014

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $23.00

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Catena

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Juicy purple delicious! This Malbec gets your mouth watering just smelling it. Aromas of fleshy ripe black and purple plums. Full-bodied and smooth. Perfect for grilled meats.

Malbec food pairings: cheese pizza , tagliatelle alla Bolognese, chicken herb-rubbed roast, hamburger, roasted veal.

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This Catena Malbec 2014 was reviewed on June 5, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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  • 478727
  • $19.18 
  • 2,747 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This winemaker is ostensibly the benchmark for Mendoza Malbec. These plots are grown at a significantly high altitude - some are 1,000m above sealevel. For the vines, that ensures better exposure to sunlight and cool nights for aromatics and structure.
Deep, deep, inky purple.
Aromatics are chocolately, with fig, plum, cherry, christmas cake spices, and charcoal.
It is super youthful - lots of verve and freshness. More blue/black berries, macerated cherry, fig jam, chocolate, and some minerality that keeps it alive.
This example of Catena's value gives you a full, balanced wine - brimming with conentrated flavours. There's loads of oak, but it is still in kilter within the overall hefty nature of Malbec.
Pair it with beef or pork sliders, with caramelized onions.
Alastair Strachan reviewed this wine as follows:

Nice wine for the price.

1 Member would buy this wine again

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