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Catena Zapata Adrianna Mundus Bacillus Terrae Malbec 2016 (750ML)

$259.89
SKU:
ZAPMEAMBB6B
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Other Details

Vintage:
2015
Format:
750ML
Appellation:
Gualtallary
Region:
Mendoza
Stock Status:
In Stock

Critic Scores, Reviews & Descriptions

97 WA / 96 JS  

The 2016 Adrianna Vineyard Mundus Bacillus Terrae is from a cold and rainy El Niño vintage that broke the mold of typical Mendoza weather. The grapes were picked a bit later and achieved a slow, perfect ripening while retaining very good freshness. They used 50% full clusters in this cooler year. The wine was pressed before it finished fermenting (in concrete), and the juice—without skins, pips or stems—finished fermenting like a white in the foudre. When I tasted the wines after bottling, this felt a bit dizzy, with the aromatics coming and going, sometimes showing a little open. But the wine settled in bottle, and the palate shows the core of acidity that lifts the wine and provides incredible freshness; the tannins are ultra refined, and there is great overall balance. Yields were lower, so they only filled some 3,360 bottles. LG – The Wine Advocate

Aromas of violets, blueberries and black licorice follow through to a full body with tight and restrained tannins and a lively acidity. An energetic and youthful wine. Can age wonderfully but exciting to taste now. James Suckling

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