It originated in France, but is now best known in Argentina, and there's no one better at growing the grape and making wine from Malbec than Bodegas Catena Zapata, or as you may more simply known them, Catena.
To learn more about Malbec, we were joined by one of our most energetic and fun guests, Ernesto "Nesti" Bajda, winemaker at Catena. Nesti started working in the Catena family's vineyards in 2002 and has grown in the company since that point. He was able to shed light on all areas of the vineyards and talk about what makes Argentina perfect for growing Malbec.
To get a full breakdown on the incredible work and all the bottles Bodegas Catena Zapata makes, you can visit their website.
Here are a few of our favorite bottles that Catena produces that you can buy online for delivery to your house:
Catena La Consulta MalbecCatena Alta MalbecCatena Zapata Malbec ArgentinoFor more wine tips, suggestions, and updates, you can follow us on social media! Search for Wine 201 Podcast, or click these links:
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Bridget & Nick
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