Dv Catena Cabernet Franc Historico 750Ml

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£ 12.00
  • Suitable for vegetarians

Product Description

  • Red Wine
  • 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 a smooth lengthy finish.
  • Domingo Vicente Catena married Angélica Zapata in 1934, thereby giving birth to the Catena Zapata tradition.
  • With a singular sense of passion and dedication, he devoted his life to improving the cultivation of the vine in Mendoza.
  • Wine of Mendoza, Argentina
  • No 1 The World's Most Admired Wine Brand 2020 - Drinks International
  • Pack size: 750ML


Allergy Information

  • Contains Sulphites and Egg Protein

Tasting Notes

  • The concentrated wine has notes of ripe red berries and a touch of eucalyptus and black pepper. It's robust tannin's lead into a smooth and lengthy finish

Region of Origin


Wine Colour



13.5% vol


Catena Zapata

Type of Closure

Natural Cork

Wine Maker

Alejandro Vigil



Alcohol Type


Grape Variety

Cabernet Franc

Vinification Details

  • This wine is made using various techniques to help enhance the extract of aromas. It is fermented using wild yeasts to increase the complexity of the finished wine. It then spends 12 months in Oak barrels.


  • The Catena wines are a special assemblage of High Mountain Estate Vineyards made by fourth generation vintner, Laura Catena and chief winemaker, Alejandro Vigil. 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.

Regional Information

  • A Blend of two Vineyards Harvested at different times. Firstly La Pirámide Vineyard at 950m elevation which has a clay topsoil with rounded rocks on the bottom. Also Domingo Vineyard at 1,120m elevation which has silt loamy soil with limestone on the bottom

Storage Type


Storage Instructions

  • This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to

Produce of

Product of Argentina



Name and address

  • Estate grown & bottled by:
  • Bodega Y Viñedos Catena,
  • B-73235.

Importer address

  • W9061,
  • UK.

Distributor address

  • Chalk Farm Wine,
  • NW1 8UR,
  • UK.

Return to

  • Chalk Farm Wine,
  • NW1 8UR,
  • UK.

Lower age limit

18 Years

Net Contents

75cl ℮

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One of the best Argentinean's vineyards. Excellent

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One of the best Argentinean's vineyards. Excellent!

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