Is Catena Malbec a good wine?

The excellent and floral 2019 Catena Malbec shows the typicity of the grape, violets and red berries, and the freshness of the year. It has the textbook aromas and a soft and velvety mouthfeel, with very fine grainy tannins.

Is Catena Malbec sweet?

This wine has aromas of black cherry, blackberry, dried blackcurrant, black pepper and sweet spice. This is a dry, full bodied wine with medium+ acidity and medium tannins.

Is Catena Malbec dry?

In general this is a pretty dry wine, however it does have some silkiness to the mouthfeel. Tannins are certainly noticeable. I sensed the tea like dryness all over my palate and it really stays with you for awhile.

What type of wine is Catena Malbec?


Winery Catena
Region Argentina / Mendoza
Wine style Argentinian Malbec
Alcohol content 13.5%
Allergens Contains sulfites

Do you refrigerate Malbec?

Contrary to popular belief, red wine isn’t always best served at room temperature. Malbec wine is no exception. Before serving Malbec, try popping it in the fridge for half an hour. This should cool it to just below room temperature, and will allow you to experience Malbec’s full depth of flavor.

Who makes Alamos wine?

the Catena family’s
Alamos is an Argentine wine producer, located in the Mendoza wine region. It is one of the Catena family’s four leading wine labels and produces a small collection of wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Bonarda and Syrah.

Where is Catena Malbec from?

Mendoza, Argentina
Catena Malbec is sourced from the family’s historic high-altitude vineyards in Mendoza, Argentina. From the marriage of these historic parcels emerges a wine of unique character that has natural balance, concentration and a distinct varietal identity.

Is Malbec stronger than merlot?

What’s the Difference Between Malbec and Merlot? Merlot and malbec are similar easy-drinking reds and both are used in Bordeaux blends, but they have certain differences as well: Malbec is more tangy and fruity than merlot and therefore tastes thinner, where Merlot is more full-bodied and smooth.