Clos Coutale Cahors Malbec Rose MV
- Item Code: 761503252388
- Varietal: Dry
- Bottle Size: 750ml
About this product
Deep in the southwest of France, amidst dramatic rock formations and cliffs, the Lot River slowly snakes its way along the valley floor, coiling covetously around the charming town of Cahors. The diversity in architecture serves as a proud historical mark left by many previous generations of inhabitants. Once a former Roman town, Cahors was also as a center of commerce during the Middle Ages that served as an important crossroads for pilgrims on the trail to Santiago de Compostella. Among the many specialties that have brought pride to the region, the constant has been its wine. A.O.C. Cahors is known as the Âblack wineÂ of the SouthwestÂthe deeply inky, earthy wines that seem to complement the regional fare of duck (and duck fat!) so wonderfully. Cahors is also the birthplace of Cot, the grape more commonly known as Malbec. The BernÃ¨de family is an intricate part of this tradition, watching over one of the regionÂs oldest domaines that was founded before the French Revolution.