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Malbec Adrianna Vineyard 2007

Malbec Adrianna Vineyard 2007

Mendoza, Bodega Catena Zapata, 750 ml

750 ml
Limited/Rarity10
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Grape variety: Malbec
Producer: Bodega Catena Zapata
Origin: Argentinien / Mendoza
Other vintages:
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Article nr. 51020707
Grape variety: Malbec
Producer: Bodega Catena Zapata
Origin: Argentinien / Mendoza
Other vintages:

Attributes

Origin: Argentinien / Mendoza
Grape variety: Malbec
Ripening potential: 5 to 20 years
Serving temperature: 16 to 18 °C
Food pairing suggestion: Châteaubriand, Filet Wellington, Wild specialities, Wild fowl, Spaghetti alla bolognese, Spaghetti con sugo al basilico, Pizza or Flammkuchen
Volume: 14.0 %
Note: Contains sulphites
Grape variety

Malbec

New Home, New Fortune

The Malbec once belonged to the classic assortment of varieties from Bordeaux. But it was demanding to cultivate, and in the changeable climate of the Bordelais it often became green and herbaceous, so winemakers replaced it with Merlot in the middle of the 20th century. Luckily, the Malbec found a new home in Argentina. In 1868, a Frenchman brought the first stocks along to the land of the Andes. Today, the Malbec is the most-planted variety there. Especially in Mendoza, it shows what it can do: it yields very dark, well-structured wines with aromas of black fruit, violets and game. They just call out for an Argentinean steak! The Malbec has its origins in Cahors, in southwestern France. There, it is kept today under the name Cot. Due to their earthy tannins, in the middle ages the growths from this area were also called "the black wines of Cahors".

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Malbec
Region

Mendoza

Mendoza: Malbec and more

Whenever someone talks about Argentinian wine, they generally mean wines from Mendoza. Roughly 60 percent of all Argentine wines are produced around the metropolis of the same name. In particular, Malbec, a red wine variety originating from southwestern France, has found a new home here, providing focused, well-structured wines. Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay also thrive. The best wines result from high elevations, in the foothills of the Andes

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Mendoza S
Country

Argentina

Where nostalgia tangoes with innovation

Snow-covered Andean peaks and salt lakes, deserts, rugged mountain villages, elegant colonial cities, vibrant metropolises, red canyons and green valleys – Argentinian has them all. And, of course, excellent wine. Argentina is named after the Latin word for silver, “Argentum,” because of the treasures expected to be found there. Among others, homesick colonialists and Catholic priests had a hand in cultivating these liquid treasures, and today there are approximately 220,000 hectares of vineyards.

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argentinien
Rating
Parker 96 Points

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