Catena Appellation Lunlunta Malbec 2021


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. Lunlunta is an idyllic district of small orchards and tree-lined country roads, well known for its ancient Malbec vines and silty-clay soils. Lunlunta Malbec displays black and red berry aromatics, a lengthy mid-palate and a ripe silky finish.


This wine goes through cold maceration for 3-5 days at 50ºF (10ºC). The juice is then fermented for 10-17 days with a post-fermentation maceration of 0-6 days. 6-8 months in barrel (25-40% new). 100% French Oak.


Lunlunta: Alluvial origin. Loamy clay in the topsoil with 5 % surface stones. Sandy and loamy: 50% sand, 30 % silt, 20% clay. Subsoil composed of rounded rocks.

Catena Appellation Lunlunta Malbec


  • Varietal: 100% Malbec
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Total Acidity: 5.45 grams/liter
  • pH: 3.7