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Bodega y Viñedos Catena La Marchigiana Malbec Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaLa Marchigiana Malbec

In 1898 the Marchigiano Nicola Catena arrived in Argentina with his ancestral tradition of preserving wines by its own tannins, matured in clay pots. "La Marchigiana" honors the natural and sulfite-free homemade wines legacy with this very limited production of Criolla Chica, Bonarda, Chardonnay, Moscatel and Malbec, fermented and aged in clay pots where full body and longevity are gained through long-term skin contact. A naked wine in which grape and terroir speak.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena La Marchigiana Bonarda Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaLa Marchigiana Bonarda

In 1898 the Marchigiano Nicola Catena arrived in Argentina with his ancestral tradition of preserving wines by its own tannins, matured in clay pots. "La Marchigiana" honors the natural and sulfite-free homemade wines legacy with this very limited production of Criolla Chica, Bonarda, Chardonnay, Moscatel and Malbec, fermented and aged in clay pots where full body and longevity are gained through long-term skin contact. A naked wine in which grape and terroir speak.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena La Marchigiana Chardonnay Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaLa Marchigiana Chardonnay

In 1898 the Marchigiano Nicola Catena arrived in Argentina with his ancestral tradition of preserving wines by its own tannins, matured in clay pots. "La Marchigiana" honors the natural and sulfite-free homemade wines legacy with this very limited production of Criolla Chica, Bonarda, Chardonnay, Moscatel and Malbec, fermented and aged in clay pots where full body and longevity are gained through long-term skin contact. A naked wine in which grape and terroir speak.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena La Marchigiana Moscatel Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaLa Marchigiana Moscatel

In 1898 the Marchigiano Nicola Catena arrived in Argentina with his ancestral tradition of preserving wines by its own tannins, matured in clay pots. "La Marchigiana" honors the natural and sulfite-free homemade wines legacy with this very limited production of Criolla Chica, Bonarda, Chardonnay, Moscatel and Malbec, fermented and aged in clay pots where full body and longevity are gained through long-term skin contact. A naked wine in which grape and terroir speak.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Catena Appellation Luján de Cuyo White Clay Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaCatena Appellation Luján de Cuyo White Clay

Family vintners for over 100 years, the Catenas are recognized for ther pioneering role in high-altitude viticulture in Argentina. Luján de Cuyo Appellation is known for its clay-rich soils and cool nights. Deeply aromatic with expressive citrus and peach with a rich and mineral finish. Pairs well with vegetables, pasta and grilled white meats. This blend of Semillon and Chenin Blanc is Argentina’s century-old traditional white wine.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Catena Malbec Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaCatena Malbec

The Catena wines are a special assemblage of High Mountain Estate Vineyards made by fourth generation vintner, Laura Catena and chief winemaker, Alejandro Vigil. Although we have found that most of the Catena wines are consumed shortly after release, we are pleased to see that they age beautifully for ten to twenty years. Through decades of study and exploration within Mendoza's high altitude mountain terroirs, the Catena family has identified special locations for its Estate vineyards. From the marriage of these historic vineyards emerges a wine of unique character that has natural balance, concentration and a distinct varietal identity.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena DV Catena Cabernet-Cabernet Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaDV Catena Cabernet-Cabernet

The grapes for D.V. Catena are sourced from high altitude, mountain vineyards planted at elevations between 3297’ and 3957’ above sea level. Years of research, lead to the identification of the ideal “terroir” that could offer the highest concentration of aromas and flavors.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Catena Alta Chardonnay Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaCatena Alta Chardonnay

Catena Alta is an assemblage of historic rows within the Catena family State vineyards. The blend of these historic rows, like the combination of sounds that create a symphony, give us highly aromatic and elegant wine that speaks for the terroir and the vines that have been tended by the four generations of the Catena Family. "Alta" means high in Spanish. This makes reference to the high altitude vineyards from where the grapes are sourced, and to the high end wines that are produced with this special grapes. At almost 5,000 feet elevation in the Andean foothills, the Adrianna vineyard's calcareous soils and cool climate are the promised land of Chardonnay. The fruit from the Adrianna vineyard has a purity of flavors and a minerality that is particular to this vineyard and can not be found anywhere else in Mendoza. The nearby, gravel-covered Domingo Vineyard makes up 20% of the blend. Elevage: 14 months in French oak barrels.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena DV Catena Malbec Nicasia Vineyard Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaDV Catena Malbec Nicasia Vineyard

The grapes for D.V. Catena are sourced from high altitude, mountain vineyards planted at elevations between 3297’ and 3957’ above sea level. Years of research, lead to the identification of the ideal “terroir” that could offer the highest concentration of aromas and flavors.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena DV Catena Malbec-Malbec Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaDV Catena Malbec-Malbec

The grapes for D.V. Catena are sourced from high altitude, mountain vineyards planted at elevations between 3297’ and 3957’ above sea level. Years of research, lead to the identification of the ideal “terroir” that could offer the highest concentration of aromas and flavors.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Catena Appellation Tupungato Chardonnay Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaCatena Appellation Tupungato Chardonnay

Family vintners for over 100 years, the Catenas are recognized for their pioneering role in high-altitude viticulture in Argentina. Over two decades ago, Nicolás Catena Zapata selected the Tupungato appellation with its pebble-covered soils and extreme cool nights, to plant the family's Chardonnay vineyards. Tupungato lies between 4000 and 5000ft in the foothills of the Andes mountains. This Chardonnay is deeply aromatic with expressive citrus fruit aromas and rich mineral notes.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Saint Felicien Sauvignon Blanc Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaSaint Felicien Sauvignon Blanc

The Saint Felicien brand dates back more than 40 years, when we launched our first Cabernet Sauvignon for the Argentine market. It was the first 100% varietal wine produced in Argentina, a trend soon to be followed by other wineries in the country. Currently, Saint Felicien is made in the same style that was previously reserved for export wines. The great success achieved in demanding markets such as England, the United States, Canada, Germany and the Netherlands inspired us to launch this international wine style in Argentina.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Catena Appellation San Carlos Cabernet Franc Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaCatena Appellation San Carlos Cabernet Franc

Family vintners for over 100 years, the Catenas are recognized for their pioneering role in high-altitude viticulture in Argentina. This Cabernet Franc is sourced from the family´s historic vineyards in San Carlos. Here, the sandy-loam soils and mountainous climate yield a wine with concentrated ripe red berries, a touch of eucalyptus and black pepper, robust tannins and smooth lengthy finish.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena DV Catena Cabernet Sauvignon La Pirámide Vineyard Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaDV Catena Cabernet Sauvignon La Pirámide Vineyard

The grapes for D.V. Catena are sourced from high altitude, mountain vineyards planted at elevations between 3297’ and 3957’ above sea level. Years of research, lead to the identification of the ideal “terroir” that could offer the highest concentration of aromas and flavors.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Catena Appellation Vista Flores Malbec Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaCatena Appellation Vista Flores Malbec

Family vintners for over 100 years, the Catenas are recognized for their pioneering role in high-altitude viticulture and in leading Argentina's Malbec revolution. In the 1950´s, Don Domingo Catena began sourcing Malbec from the historic vineyards of Vista Flores. Domingo prized the region's Malbec for its dark colored and structured tannins.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Catena Alta Malbec Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaCatena Alta Malbec

Nicola Catena planted his first Malbec vineyard in Mendoza in 1902. His grandson, Nicolás Catena, is known as the man who revolutionized Argentine wine and introduced high altitude Malbec to the world. The Historic Catena Zapata vineyards are planted with the Catena family’s proprietary selection of malbec plants: the Catena Cuttings. Catena Alta Malbec is sourced from Lot 18 of the Angélica vineyard, Lot 4 of the La Pirámide vineyard, Lot 1 of the Nicasia vineyard, Lot 9 of the Adrianna vineyard and Lot 6 of the Angélica Sur vineyard. Catena Alta is an assemblage of historic rows within the Catena family Estate vineyards. The blend of these historic rows, like the combination of sounds that create a symphony, give us highly aromatic and elegant wine that speaks for the terroir and the vines that have been tended by the four generations of the Catena Family. "Alta" means high in Spanish. This makes reference to the high altitude vineyards from where the grapes are sourced, and to the high end wines that are produced with these special grapes.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Saint Felicien Tribute to Miguel Brascó Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaSaint Felicien Tribute to Miguel Brascó

Saint Felicien Tribute to the prestigous wine journalist Miguel Brasco is an elegant, complex wine of a deep violet colour with subtle ruby red hues.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Saint Felicien Semillon Doux Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaSaint Felicien Semillon Doux

The Saint Felicien brand dates back more than 40 years, when we launched our first Cabernet Sauvignon for the Argentine market. It was the first 100% varietal wine produced in Argentina, a trend soon to be followed by other wineries in the country. Currently, Saint Felicien is made in the same style that was previously reserved for export wines. The great success achieved in demanding markets such as England, the United States, Canada, Germany and the Netherlands inspired us to launch this international wine style in Argentina.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaCatena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon

Before the world recognized Catena’s Argentina as “malbec country”, the winery was known for its old-world style Cabernet Sauvignon born in the clay-soils of Agrelo. The family cherishes its historic Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards in Agrelo and Tupungato, particularly for their ageability and classic flavors. Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from Lot 3 of the La Pirámide vineyard, Lot 2 of the Domingo vineyard and Lot 2 of the Nicasia Vineyard. Catena Alta is an assemblage of historic rows within the Catena family Estate vineyards. The blend of these historic rows, like the marriage of sounds that create a symphony, yields a highly aromatic and elegant wine that speaks for the earth and the vines that have been tended by the Catenas for four generations. The Catena Alta wines can usually be drunk starting at three years after harvest and into the following one to two decades.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Saint Felicien Sangiovese Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaSaint Felicien Sangiovese

The Saint Felicien brand dates back more than 40 years, when we launched our first Cabernet Sauvignon for the Argentine market. It was the first 100% varietal wine produced in Argentina, a trend soon to be followed by other wineries in the country. Currently, Saint Felicien is made in the same style that was previously reserved for export wines. The great success achieved in demanding markets such as England, the United States, Canada, Germany and the Netherlands inspired us to launch this international wine style in Argentina.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Nicasia Vineyards Doux Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaNicasia Vineyards Doux

Nicasia Vineyards Doux is a young sparkling wine made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Moscatel

Bodega y Viñedos Catena Saint Felicien Nature Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaSaint Felicien Nature

The Saint Felicien brand dates back more than 40 years, when we launched our first Cabernet Sauvignon for the Argentine market. It was the first 100% varietal wine produced in Argentina, a trend soon to be followed by other wineries in the country. Currently, Saint Felicien is made in the same style that was previously reserved for export wines. The great success achieved in demanding markets such as England, the United States, Canada, Germany and the Netherlands inspired us to launch this international wine style in Argentina.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena DV Catena Nature Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaDV Catena Nature

The grapes for D.V. Catena are sourced from high altitude, mountain vineyards planted at elevations between 3297’ and 3957’ above sea level. Years of research, lead to the identification of the ideal “terroir” that could offer the highest concentration of aromas and flavors.

Bodega y Viñedos Catena DV Catena Cabernet Historico Bottle Preview
Bodega y Viñedos CatenaDV Catena Cabernet Historico

The Catena wines are a special assemblage of High Mountain Estate Vineyards made by fourth generation vintner, Laura Catena and chief winemaker, Alejandro Vigil. Although we have found that most of the Catena wines are consumed shortly after release, we are pleased to see that they age beautifully for ten to twenty years. Through decades of study and exploration within Mendoza's high altitude mountain terroirs, the Catena family has identified special locations for its Estate vineyards. From the marriage of these historic vineyards merges a wine of unique character that has natural balance, concentration and a distinct varietal identity.