Winery CatenaAppellation Lunlunta Malbec
This wine is composed of 100% of the grape variety Malbec.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or lamb.
Discover the grape variety: Malbec
Malbec, a high-yielding red grape variety, produces tannic and colourful wines. It is produced in different wine-growing regions and changes its name according to the grape variety. Called Auxerrois in Cahors, Malbec in Bordeaux, it is also known as Côt. 6,000 hectares of the Malbec grape are grown in France (in decline since the 1950s). Malbec is also very successful in Argentina. The country has become the world's leading producer of Malbec and offers wines with great potential.
Informations about the Winery Catena
The Winery Catena is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 34 wines for sale in the of Lunlunta to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Lunlunta
The wine region of Lunlunta is located in the region of Mendoza of Argentina. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Catena or the Domaine Goulart produce mainly wines red. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Lunlunta are Malbec et Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Lunlunta often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit.
The wine region of Mendoza
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.
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The word of the wine: INAO glass
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