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-
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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
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
In fact, Argentinians have adopted Malbec as their national grape!
Malbec is used in small amounts in...
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