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Catena Zapata Adiranna Vineyard

Malbec

The symbol of pioneering viticulture, the Adrianna vineyard is located at 4,757’ elevation, the highest Malbec vineyard in all of Mendoza. Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Malbec is made from a meticulous vine selection in the best, historic rows of the wine’s namesake vineyard. The Zapata Vines are carefully hand-tended and produce extremely low yields.

 Vintages:   2008 | 2009

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The Catena Family is entering its second century of winemaking in Mendoza, Argentina. Named after Nicolas Catena’s youngest daughter, Adrianna Vineyard is located at 4,757’ elevation in the Tupungato region. Extreme high altitude and cool climate impart a distinctive minerality to this wine. The White Bone rows are located over a patch of sandy soil layered with calcareous deposits and limestone. Fossilized animal bones can be found among the limestone, remnants of ancient rivers that passed through the region. This wine can be enjoyed young or aged for decades.

Vintages: 2009

The Catena Family is entering its second century of winemaking in Mendoza, Argentina. Named after Nicolas Catena’s youngest daughter, Adrianna Vineyard is located at 4,757’ elevation in the Tupungato region. This extreme high altitude provides the ideal cool climate to ripen Chardonnay with delicate floral and white fruit aromas and pure minerality. This cuvée takes its name and originates from a sector of 27 rows that is completely covered with oval white stones (gravel) and was the site of an ancient stream bed. This wine can be enjoyed young or aged for decades.

Vintages: 2009