This clean, fresh, racy Malbec from the Catena family of wineries hails from an elevated section of Mendoza. The palate features zippy cherry and red plum fruit, while the finish is dry, properly oaky and smooth. The acid-driven fruit successfully fights through any overt wood or tannins, providing newcomers a nice introduction to Malbec.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.