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Cahors is an appellation in the southwest of France. The main grape variety used is Malbec, with up to 30 percent of Merlot and Tannat permitted. The region has a long history; it was once known as the “black wine” of Lot because of its inky color. After a period of decline,there has been a resurgence of interest in Cahors due to Malbec’s popularity in Argentina. Because they are comparatively unknown and often very good, these wines represent great value. Some are capable of very long aging.
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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Mission

    The Mission or Pais grape was the first Vitis vinifera vine planted in North America. From 1697 until well into the 1...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Auxerrois

    Auxerrois' tendency towards low acidity makes it suitable to cooler climates, such as England, Ontario's Niagara Peni...

  • Tannat

    History of the grape: Tannat has been growing in southwest France for many centuries. The grape has the distinction o...

  • Esprit

Popular Wineries in Cahors View all

  • Château Latuc

    Chateau Latuc is situated deep in the heart of rural Southwest France near Cahors. Cahors wines h...

  • Château la Caminade

    It was in about 1895 that Antonin Ressès inheriled the Domaine du Château la Caminade. This place...

  • Domaine du Garinet

    We are a small winery making quality red Cahors wine from 100% malbec, rosé malbec, and chardonna...

  • Château de Haute-Serre

    From an old Lot line, working for over a century in the wine business the Vigouroux family has ga...

  • Clos La Coutale

    The Clos La Coutale, a 60 hectares estate spreads over a stretch of land on the alluvial floor of...

  • Château de Gaudou

    Cahors a noble and strong name, Cahors a city, a vineyard, and more importantly a Wine. These thr...

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  • Pigmentum Malbec 2008


    Outstanding wine! Fruits and spices! A must try it! Read More

    Wine review by mark

  • Georges Vigouroux Cahors Château de Mercuès 2009


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    Wine review by gntop1

  • Château de Haute-Serre Malbec Blend Cahors 2002


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    Wine review by mark

  • If you like Malbec,have you tried Cahors from France? Read More

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  • Clos la Coutale Malbec 2011


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    Wine review by MrRiesling

  • Prieure de Cenac 2011


    My Rating : 88 Firm strong Body, with strong Malbec flavors. Could have more complexity but quite amazing for a French Malbec.nice complex nose. Read More

    Wine review by Wolle

  • Cahors Chateau du Caillau 2009


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    Wine review by mark

  • Tonight I have just arrived home from a very busy work trip. No food around the ... I'm having a Malbec from cahors (2006 Clos Troteligotte "CQfd"). I will find out more about the name sometime when I'm not so lazy.But here's the deal - tonight I am indeed very lazy and there is the small issue of procuring food. Cooking is out of the question ... Read More

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  • Follow these links for my three-part report on Malbec roadtrip part 1 Château Les Croisille - Château Combel La Serre - Château Tour de Miraval.Cahors: Malbec roadtrip part 2 Châteaux du Cayrou, Famaey, Métairie Grande du Théron, Latuc.Cahors: Malbec roadtrip part 3 - Châteaux Haute-Serre, La Caminade, Arm... Read More

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  • I've been sadly falling back on both my wine drinking and posting as of ... ... trying a French malbec (Cahors): Lannac Saint Jean (2009). This is my first such wine so I'm lacking reference points for it. That said, I'm lukewarm on this one for now, but we'll see how I feel after some food pairing experimentation during dinner.Next up is a w... Read More

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