"KO" In Côt We Trust, Puzelat-Bonhomme - 2012

Item # 14504 750mL
$19.99/ Single Bottle
$239.88 $215.89/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Made from Côt - local name for the Malbec grape which expresses itself uniquely in the cooler Loire Valley. You may find this red more spiced yet lighter in body on the palate. Full of delicious red berried fruit character with notes of black pepper and chalky minerals on the finish.


Astor's Glossary of Terms

Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

Malbec

Known as Côt throughout much of France, Malbec is the dark-skinned variety that put Argentinian wine on the map - and likewise, Argentinian Malbec saved the grape from near obscurity. The Cahors appellation in France still relies on Malbec to distinguish many of its wines, but the area is exceptional in this regard. As the grape can be quite difficult to cultivate, it has become far less popular...

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