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Catena Zapata Saint Felicien Cabernet Sauvignon, Lunlunta, Argentina

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Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon (often shortened to "Cab Sav" or even just "Cab") is probably the most famous red wine grape variety on Earth. It is rivaled in this regard only by its Bordeaux stablemate Merlot, and its opposite number in Burgundy, Pinot Noir. The product of a natural crossing of key Bordeaux grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon's DNA was profiled only as recently as 1997, by researchers in California. Most wine authorities agree that the crossing happened only in the past few centuries, making the variety's current fame all the more impressive. From its origins around the Medoc, the Cabern ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Lunlunta wine region

    Lunlunta is a small sub-region of Mendoza, Argentina. Located on the northern edge of the Lunlunta hills along the course of the Mendoza River, the area straddles both the Maipu and Lujan de Cuyo administrative departments. Most grapes in the area go into more regional blends, but some quality wines made of Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec are produced in Lunlunta.

    Lunlunta shares a similar terroir to much of Mendoza, with the high altitude of the vineyards playing a big part in viticulture. The region sits at about 3000ft (9 ... more

  • 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 concentra ... more


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