Bodega Catena Zapata

Bodega Catena Malbec 2012, Susanne’s Wine Pick.

Bodega Catena Malbec 2012

Bodega Catena Malbec 2012

My wine pick this week is from South America, although not from Chile but from Argentina. Another region making superb quality,value wines and this one is a standout!

Susanne'sWine Pick

Susanne’s Wine Pick

The producer, family owned Bodega Catena Zapata, is known for their high quality wines. It has been making wine for multiple generations. They have vineyards planted in Mendoza at varying altitudes each vineyard bringing something unique to the final blends.

My pick the Bodega Catena Malbec 2012 is a blend of grapes from four vineyard sites. Each bringing something special to the wine. The result a wine of intense aroma, with black fruit, floral notes, spice, black pepper, complex and with a lasting finish. I thought delish for $19.95.

Catena Malbec 2012

Vintages # 727748

Price: $19.95

 TUNE INTO THE WINE LADIES RADIO SHOW at 4:17 minutes to hear it.

On this week’s radio show… Episode #16 (WL 01-12-2015) Icewine… Canada’s Nectar of the Gods!

we explore all that is our iconic Icewine, this special wine that literally put Canada on the world-wide wine map! What makes it so special, how its made, and no we don’t put the grapes in a freezer, but some do,a commercial freezer that is…so we’ll learn all about it, the risks, the rewards, and the amazing taste profiles!
And to help us do all that and also chat about some of the other award winning still wines coming out of this region…  Joining us today, 3 guests from different wineries, all located in our beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake and stops on our Shimmer of Gold Icewine Tour coming up January 25th.

Santa Rita Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2011, Georgia’s Wine Pick.

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