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Wines for the February 11th Zoom Tasting

Wines for the February 11th Zoom Tasting

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Join us at 6:30 on Thursday, February 11th, for a tasting of three wines from Catena Zapata in Mendoza, Argentina, with the owner, Dr. Laura Catena. Jancis Robinson said about Nicolas Catena Zapata in The Financial Times: "Nicolás Catena Zapata is justly credited with putting Argentine wines on the world map—by the best expedient of focusing entirely on quality. It's great to know he has started a wine dynasty, too."

Click here to join us: https://zoom.us/j/99416366436?pwd=aWp6a2p3TE1ZZG1XMnhxNEVRYUtQZz09

Thursday's tasting with include, in this order:

2018 Catena Zapata Catena Chardonnay Appellation Tupungato, $17.99

This comes from two vineyards in Tupungato: one in Villa Bastías and one in Gualtallary. The full clusters were pressed and 80% of the juice fermented in stainless steel while the rest was in oak barrels, then the full volume matured in used French oak barrels for nine months. It has a note of popcorn, a smoky and spicy whiff, and a balanced palate where the acidity is very integrated, fresh but with some density. It's varietal and approachable.

Purchase the Chardonnay here:

https://sunfishcellars.com/products/catenazapatacatenaappellationtupungatochardonnay2017

2017 Catena Zapata Catena Cabernet Franc Appellation San Carlos, $19.99

This is from a warmer and slightly riper year and the wine shows softer and riper. It matured in 100% French oak barrels before it was bottled in 2018.

Purchase the Cabernet Franc here:

https://sunfishcellars.com/products/catenazapatacatenaappellationsancarloscabernetfranc2016

2018 Catena Zapata Catena Malbec "la Consulta", $19.99

The very primary and fruit-driven 2018 Appellation La Consulta Malbec reveals a very varietal personality - juicy, with some of the chalky texture of the stony soils. Easy to enjoy.

Purchase the Malbec here:

https://sunfishcellars.com/products/catenazapatacatenalaconsulta2018

You can see our complete schedule of exciting tastings here: https://sunfishcellars.com/collections/upcoming-tastings

And, if you'd like to schedule a private tasting for a group of friends or business associates, email Hoyt at hoyt@sunfishcellars.com and he will be happy to arrange it!