2020 Catena White Clay Semillon-Chenin Blanc is a product of the Mendoza region in Argentina famous for producing outstanding Malbec. We reviewed the 2018 Malbec from this winery in 2021, noting that its high altitude vineyards produced exceptional Malbec. White wine enthusiasts will find this traditional blend equally inviting.

Producer: Catena Zapata is a family-owned producer located in the Mendoza region of Argentina (see map below). Mostly notable for high quality red wines, they also produce Chardonnay and a limited variety of white wines.
Description:
60% Semillon, 40% Chenin Blanc.
Vineyards: Luján de Cuyo Appellation in Argentina.
Production: Steel tanks and French oak barrels.
Reviews: Our score: 93. Drink now through 2024.
Price:
Retail ≅ $20.

Tasting Notes

This wine is for those who enjoy: Chilled white wines for sipping or pairing.
Appearance: Light gold.
Aroma: Hint of spring flowers and citrus.
Taste: Citrus and peach. Does not have the deep minerality of similar French blends.
Finish: Balanced and smooth, slight acidity.
ABV: 13%
Pairing: Chicken, fish, vegetables, and aromatic cheeses.

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Reviewer relationship(s) with producer, distributor or retailer: None.