Catena Alta Malbec 2008

Product code: 17ALT3B2008

An intense nose of ripe berry fruits with layers of cinnamon and spice. An elegant, full-bodied Malbec with rich cassis and blackcurrant fruit flavours interwoven with hints of chocolate, vanilla and black pepper.

  • Country:Argentina
  • Region:Mendoza
  • Vintage:2008
  • ABV:14.5%
  • Residual sugar:2.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Malbec
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

You enjoy a broad range of wines that are rounded and rich with bright fruity flavours.

Production information

Producer: Catena

The Catena wines are a blend of single varietal lots from the Catena family’s vineyards. Each vineyard is divided into lots that are harvested separately, and specially prepared to be part of the final blend of each Catena wine.

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Production note

Whole berries are hand loaded into small format fermentation steel tanks 500l and bins with lots being treated individually. Fermentation and maceration time lasts from 10–50 days, the wine finishes alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in barrel and is aged for between 18 months in 70% new French oak.

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