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Château Lamartine Cahors 2009

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Dénomination : A.O.C. CAHORS Bottled : at the château Lamartine by Alain Gayraud Présentation : bottle “Tradition” Origin : vine-plants aged 20-35 years, 90% cot and 20% merlot Soil : clay-limestone Yield : 50 hectolitres / hectare Wine making : traditional method in steel tanks, temperature controlled to 30°C, 32°C at the end of fermentation.Ageing : in cement tanks until the following spring. During 1 year 15% of the volume stays in small oak barrels and 15% of the volume stays in large oak barrels. Bottled the following spring, 18 months after the har Wine tasting : light red colour, strong nose, light woody smell with slight hint of liquorice and little red smashed fruits. Strong but not harsh taste. Matures very well. To drink with hardy red meat.

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Source: NapaCabs.com
02/01/2013

90% Malbec, 10% Merlot- bright red color and a vinous bouquet, slightly influenced by oak and black licorice. Powerful and fat on the palate without being jammy, a certain astringency is perceived on the finish. The Merlot tames the wild Malbec.



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Dénomination : A.O.C. CAHORS Bottled : at the château Lamartine by Alain Gayraud Présentation : bottle “Tradition” Origin : vine-plants aged 20-35 years, 90% cot and 20% merlot Soil : clay-limestone Yield : 50 hectolitres / hectare Wine making : traditional method in steel tanks, temperature controlled to 30°C, 32°C at the end of fermentation.Ageing : in cement tanks until the following spring. During 1 year 15% of the volume stays in small oak barrels and 15% of the volume stays in large oak barrels. Bottled the following spring, 18 months after the har Wine tasting : light red colour, strong nose, light woody smell with slight hint of liquorice and little red smashed fruits. Strong but not harsh taste. Matures very well. To drink with hardy red meat.

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