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Château du Cèdre Héritage Cahors Malbec 2015

This is a good malbec from Cahors in south western France.  Less deeply coloured and fruity than its equivalents in Argentina, it has restrained aromas of red berries, earth, herbs and oak.  The palate is earthy and savoury, with liquorice overtones.  Some mid weight tannins and good length complete the picture.  This wine can be…Continue readingChâteau du Cèdre Héritage Cahors Malbec 2015

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Bladinières-Liorit Mas des Étoiles Petite Etoile Cahors 2010

Mas des Étoiles is a collaboration of two vignerons, Arnaud Bladinières and David Liorit, who have planted a hectare of chardonnay and sauvignon blanc and 4 hectares of malbec in Cahors in south western France.  There is so much good (and often powerful) malbec coming from Mendoza these days, that it is interesting to check…Continue readingBladinières-Liorit Mas des Étoiles Petite Etoile Cahors 2010