Wednesday, 27 February 2013
This wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. The total acidity is 5.9 grammes per litre, the pH is 3.72, and the residual sugar is 2 grammes per litre.
The grapes for this wine were sourced from small, carefully selected estate-grown lots in two of the Catena family’s Andean vineyards: La Piramide vineyard Lot 3 (50%) and Domingo vineyard Lot 2 (50%). All of the grapes were harvested between the 15th March and 28th April 2007. This wine spent one and a half years in French oak of which 70% was new. The winemaker was Alejandro Vigil.
This wine was imported by Vinunic AB.
This tasting note is from December 2011.
Colour : Dark blackcurrant
Aroma : Blackcurrant, violets, coffee, oak, toast
Taste : Lots of coffee, blackcurrant, plums, violets, milk chocolate, warm finish, very tight even after one hour of decanting
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : 249 SEK
Systembolaget Number : 90524
Mark : C
Website : Bodega Catena Zapata