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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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  • Tannat

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

  • 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...

  • Esprit

  • Auxerrois

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

  • Merlot

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

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 de Haute-Serre

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

  • Domaine du Garinet

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

  • Château de Gaudou

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

  • Domaine Lagrezette

    The 55 meters long and 19 meters deep underground cellars of the Domaine de Lagrezette were devis...

  • Château la Caminade

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

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Cahors on Snooth

  • Prieure de Cenac Cahors 2009


    I'm writing this a day later, after the fact, however, I can conclusively say this was a satisfying & rewarding purchase. Not much of a nose here, but completely makes up for it with a nice, well-rounded body complete with those deep smoky Malbec flavors but balanced by the Merlot nicely, & includes a hint of minerality. Elegant dryness covers y... Read More

    Wine review by GrantC

  • Chateau du Cayrou Malbec Valley Cahors Aoc 2009


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    Wine review by birdrockwine

  • Château du Cayrou Malbec Blend Cahors 2000


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    Wine review by birdrockwine

  • Pigmentum Malbec Cahors 2012


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    Wine review by tpcello7

  • Domaine du Prince Cahors 2008


    Not bad but nothing special whatsoever. No real reason to seek this out or drink over another wine. Exceedingly mediocre Read More

    Wine review by ergodos

  • Rigal l'Instant Truffier 2010


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    Wine review by alanb1108

  • Francois Pelissie Croix du Mayne Cahors 2002


    Many on other sites say this wine is over the hill and Wine Spectator said best by 2010 ... I drinking this in July 2012. Still nice lively garnet color ... not much fruit left on the tongue but plenty on the nose. This smells like a really sophisticated wine.... taste is less so but still very enjoyable. I you have, drink or hold for another... Read More

    Wine review by grittyk

  • Château Lagrezette Cahors Ac Mdc 2004


    Earth, wood, cassis and hint of tobacco on the nose, full full body, chewy with juicy tannins, rich plum and cassis, and very pleasant slightly astringent finish, with warm feeling. Overall amazing wine. Read More

    Wine review by Zinmaniac

  • Gouleyant Cahors 2010


    The French saleswoman made sure to point out to me that malbecs originated in France, and not Argentina! This is a fairly sour and light-bodied malbec, with dashes of sour cherry and raspberry. Pretty good, and better after it breathes some. Read More

    Wine review by Slipstream

  • Societe Vigouroux Chateau Lafleur de Haute Serre 2nd Vin Bottle 2005


    No written review

    Wine review by Local Vinacular

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