Catena Zapata Nicasia Vineyard 2020


Located in the far southerly growing region of Altamira in La Consulta, the Nicasia vineyard is the only planting of the special Catena Selection of Malbec cuttings in this traditional area for Malbec. La Consulta was Nicolás Catena’s father Domingo’s prefered Malbec location.


This wine goes through an extensive cold maceration at less than 50ºF (10ºC) to extract aromas. The juice is then fermented for around 18-22 days with a post-fermentation maceration of approximately 23-29 days. Elevage: 16-21 months in French Oak barrel.


  • Nicasia Vineyard: 3,593 ft (1,095 m). Altamira in La Consulta District, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina. Very shallow loamy topsoil with surface gravel and gravelly (large stones) dry river bed subsoil - optimal drainage. Malbec. Plant selection: Catena Cuttings malbec selection.
Nicasia Vineyard


  • Varietal: 100% Malbec
  • Alcohol: 13.8 %
  • Total Acidity: 6.35 grams/liter
  • pH: 3.65