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Clos la Coutale Cahors Merlot. Malbec. Tannat South West Cahors France South West Cahors Clos la Coutale 2007

Member Review by VeggieFella:

I liked this wine and think it is a good value wine. Spicy pronounced nose, a little acidic but well balanced medium to heavy bodied wine.

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Winery: Clos La Coutale
Color: Red
Varietal: Tannat
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Clos La Coutale:
The Clos La Coutale, a 60 hectares estate spreads over a stretch of land on the alluvial floor of the valley amid the meanders of the river Lot. Its soil is particulary suitable for vines, for it contains gravels, silicates and limestone clays. Because of the lie of the land, facing south-west, the estate is sheltered from the cold winds that blow from the "Causse" region (an upland plateau), a... Read more
The Clos La Coutale, a 60 hectares estate spreads over a stretch of land on the alluvial floor of the valley amid the meanders of the river Lot. Its soil is particulary suitable for vines, for it contains gravels, silicates and limestone clays. Because of the lie of the land, facing south-west, the estate is sheltered from the cold winds that blow from the "Causse" region (an upland plateau), and consequently it enjoys a micro-climate which ensures that the vines and their fruit ripen fully early in the season. The vine-plants belong to the two types that are traditionnaly used in the making of the Cahors wine : COT or MALBEC. This is the basic vin-plant, 80%. Its round grapes, their thick skin, rich in colouring matter and in tanin, lend character to this laying-down wine. Merlot. Up to 20%, it tones down the youthful hardness of Cahors wine, and it improves the bouquet. Read less

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Snooth User: VeggieFella
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Vintage: 2005 02/10/2009

I liked this wine and think it is a good value wine. Spicy pronounced nose, a little acidic but well balanced medium to heavy bodied wine.



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