(2019) From Catena's most prized vineyard, and highest, at almost 5,000 feet elevation, this is aged 18 months in new French oak. It is a sumptuous and stunning wine, the nose flooded with sophisticated graphite and cedar, coffee and plum, a lovely whisper of cherry and violet in the subtle, complex but highly fragrant mix. In the mouth, there is a flood of fruit: yes, it is full, fat and generous, ripe black fruits filling the mouth, but the creamy, so, so fine tannins and the rounded cherry-skin acidity balance beautifully, while the coffee touch of the barrels and the honest, earthiness of the terroir gives a lovely grounding character. Superb, and surely in the running as one of Argentina's best expressions of Malbec.