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D.V. Catena Tinto Histórico 2019

D.V. Catena Tinto Histórico

2019
A unique character and excellent typicity
91+
PARKER
94
SUCKLING
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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti13.5%
Production117,600 bottles

The wine

D.V. Catena Tinto Histórico pays homage to Don Domingo Vicente Catena (Nicolás Catena Zapata's father) and his legendary talent for blending wines. With his commitment to the elegance and complexity of Argentinian Malbec, he was behind Catena Zapata's evolution from a family winery to becoming one of the most successful ones in Mendoza

Currently run by Laura Catena and Alejandro Vigil, the winery has continued to create excellent blends and D.V. Catena Tinto Histórico is a perfect example. Made with grapes from four different mountain vineyards, it combines the delicious fruitiness of Malbec, the gently rustic strength of Bonarda, and the colour and acidity of Petit Verdot. An authentic treasure among Argentinian blended wines.

What does this wine taste like?

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Picota cherry / Garnet rim
Bouquet
Pleasant / Black fruit / Undergrowth / Cocoa
Mouth
Voluminous / Expressive / Persistent

Drinking and storing

Serve between 14ºC and 16ºC

Ratings and awards

201991+ PK94 SK
201790 PK
201691 PK
PK: ParkerSK: Suckling

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker

The subtle, balanced and elegant 2019 DV Catena Tinto Histórico was produced with a blend of 75% Malbec, 19% Bonarda and 6% Petit Verdot, and each grape seems to contribute nicely to the blend, making it balanced, harmonious and complex and especially very likeable and drinkable. It has moderate alcohol, round tannins and a lively and fresh mouthfeel. 117,600 bottles produced. It was bottled in June 2020.

— Luis Gutiérrez (31/03/2021)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2019 - 91+ PARKER

Customer reviews

3.8/5
8 reviews
Vintage:

Winemaking

Ageing periodBetween 12 and 14 months
Barrel ageNew, second and third year
Type of woodFrench oak

Vineyards

SoilAlluvial / Clay / Stony / Clay sand
Altitude1,450.00 meters

The winery

Bodega Catena Zapata

Bodega Catena Zapata

In keeping with family tradition, Nicolás Catena Zapata is now the third generation to run the winery and can count on daughter Laura to follow in his footsteps. They have been able to make the most of terroir best described as poor, yet exceptional, holding to the firm belief that these particular lands possess hidden qualities, excellent for grape-growing. The wine-making philosophy of Nicolás Catena lies in the art of blending fruit from different vineyards. Despite the...

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