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2000 Catena Zapata 'Catena Alta Malbec', Mendoza, Argentina

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Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $55

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Over all vintages, this was the 1062nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 1128th

Price History for 2000 Catena Zapata 'Catena Alta Malbec', Mendoza, Argentina
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Grape Variety: Malbec

Malbec is a black-skinned grape variety native to southern France (specifically the area around Cahors), but now better known as the iconic wine grape of Argentina. Through its success in the vineyards of Mendoza, in a few short decades Malbec has shot from relative obscurity to international fame, simultaneously bringing new-found attention and respect to Argentina as a wine-producing nation.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Mendoza wine region

    Mendoza is by far the largest wine region in Argentina. Located on a high-altitude plateau at the edge of the Andes Mountains, the province is responsible for roughly 70 percent of the country's annual wine production. The French grape variety Malbec has its New World home in the vineyards of Mendoza, producing red wines of great concentration and intensity.

    The province lies on the western edge of Argentina, across the Andes Mountains from Chile. While the province is large (it covers a similar area to the state of New York), its viticultural land is clustered mainly in the northern part, just south of Mendoza City. Here, the regions of ... more

  • Argentina wine region

    Argentina is one of the most important wine-producing countries in the New World, and the largest producer of wine in South America. The high-altitude deserts of the eastern Andes have given rise to a high-quality wine industry and the terroir here is well suited to Argentina's adopted grape variety, the ubiquitou ... more

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