Catena Malbec 2018

Item
108128
Size Pack
750 ml
Regular Price $17.99 Special Price $15.99 With Binny's Card
Case of 12
$194.29 $191.88 With Binny's Card

Details

2018 seems like a very good year for young and juicy reds, which is what the 2018 Catena Malbec is, a pure varietal that shows the typicity of the grape and the freshness of the year. It has the telltale aromas and the soft and velvety texture of the grape, with nicely integrated oak and a dry, long and pleasant finish. This has mind-boggling quality for the quantity—they produce 2.5 million bottles of it! One to buy by the case. -Luis Gutiérrez, Oct 2019
Reviewed by: The Wine Advocate
- 91 pts

Good dark red. Slightly reduced aromas of black cherry and raspberry lifted by a floral note. More reserved and serious than the 2017 version (winemaker Vigil told me he found a bit of animal character in the earlier vintage--an element he doesn't like), with its red and black fruit and violet flavors showing a light touch for the price. This is not a particularly black style of Malbec. Very juicy and ultimately pliant, finishing with light tannins and noteworthy energy. Vigil vinified this wine with 50% whole clusters, which he described as 'perfect for structure.' -Stephen Tanzer, Sep 2019
Reviewed by: Vinous
- 90 pts
  • Type Red Wine
  • Varietal Malbec
  • Area Mendoza

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