Cahors is a small appellation east of Bordeaux and best known as the sole remaining French redoubt of Malbec, which makes up at least 70%
The quality of Malbec coming out of Argentina can be uneven, but this one is flat-out gorgeous. Sumptuous dark, berry aromas are bolstered with raisin,
Purple highlights in the glass give away the varietal. There is blackberry and a stealthy invasion of funky earth on the nose, just enough to
Malbec from Argentina may be the hot new grape but in Cahors, a region in Southwest France, they’ve been growing it since the Romans ruled.
It is estimated that about 40% of world-wide wine exports are shipped in bulk. The grapes are harvested and the wine made in its home
There is a debate among wine critics about whether we should write negative reviews. Most say they don’t have time to waste on bad wine.