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Catena Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza Argentina 2014
Using grapes sourced from estate vineyards at over 3000 ft above sea level on the slopes of the Andes, this is a textbook New World cabernet with intense concentration and ripe tannins. New Vintage.

£13.49


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Grape varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon

Region

Mendoza is the largest and most important of Argentina’s wine regions. Situated in the west of the country at the foot of the Andes, it has a hot and dry continental climate with cold nights. There is a little rain in the summer months but irrigation is necessary. Fortunately, water is plentiful, with snow melt supplying the rivers flowing from the mountains. Frost is rare so the main risk to vines is from La Piedra, hail that comes in early summer.

Style

Full-bodied with good chunky tannins that go down well with a rich hearty meal. You can tell these wines have seen oak by the toasty, vanilla aromas as opposed to full-on fruit. You’ll find Rioja and similar styles within this section.

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