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CATENA CATENA - Zapata Adrianna Mundus Bacillus Terrae - 2014

CATENA Zapata Adrianna Mundus Bacillus Terrae 2014

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96 Points

Every bit as good as the maiden 2013 release, this is a wine on which Alejandro Vigil lets his hair down, made with 100% whole bunches, old wood and partial carbonic maceration. It’s fresh, taut and very elegant: a pithy, sappy, red-fruited Malbec with notes of clove and raspberry and a focused finish. Not cheap, but definitely one of Argentina’s best.

May 2017


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