Chateau du Cedre Cahors "Cedre Heritage" 2007

Malbec from France

Price: $14.99
Item No. 100535
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

90% Malbec (know locally as Cot) and 10% Merlot. Hand harvested. 30% aged in new oak. Beautiful dark color, intense and complex bouquet of earthiness and spice. Full and round in the mouth, supported by very fine tannins.

Learn About Chateau du Cedre

Chateau du Cedre is widely regarded as one of Cahors' leading estates, founded in 1956 by Charles Verhaeghe. Today it is run by his two sons, Pascal and Jean-Marc, who have a passion for the Cot (Malbec) grape, and make some of the best wines in the region. Pascal, a mathematician at heart who came to winemaking later in life, is the driving force here. Jean- Marc, Pascal"s...

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Learn About Other French

Vin de Pays (vahn duh peh-YEE) One of the lower levels in the French Classification system, Vin de Pays is an intermediary wine, created for vineyards who were not quite AC, but vastly superior to Vin de Table wine. Vin de Pays has restrictions similar to the AC, but on a lesser scale. Regulations include specified region, minimum alcohol level and grape varieties. The wine also...

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Learn About Malbec

Malbec(MAHL-beck) Angel of Argentina Originally a common grape in Bordeaux, Malbec adds only a small percentage to the blends there. It has, however, found another region in which to flourish -the bourgeoning wine region of Argentina. In fact, Argentinians have adopted Malbec as their national grape! Notable Facts Malbec is used in small amounts in...

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