2017 Catena Zapata 'Nicolas' Proprietary Red Mendoza

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Another outstanding wine from Nicolás Catena Zapata. This bodacious blend offers up just a hint of ripeness on the nose with balanced, clean tannins on the finish. Let’s just say, it will leave you wanting more!

Varietal:
Proprietary Red
Vintage:
2017
Appellation:
Mendoza
SKU #:
1046848
Size:
750 ml Bottle
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Wine Advocate

The approachable 2017 Nicolás Catena Zapata has a little more Cabernet Franc in the blend, even if the majority is Cabernet Sauvignon and there is some Malbec. In 2017, they sourced Cabernet Sauvignon from Altamira and Gualtallary, and it fermented together with the juice of the Cabernet Franc. It has a touch of ripeness in the nose but without excess; it's balsamic, with the Cabernet dominating the aromatics. The palate comes through as really balanced and perhaps a little lighter. It has very fine tannins and a clean, focused finish. 78,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in November 2018.