Cahors, Clos Coutale
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Half-Bottle of Cahors, Clos Coutale - 2018

Item # 16855 375mL
$9.96/ Single Bottle
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$239.04 $215.14/ Case of 24
Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

Cahors is a tiny area in the Southwest of France, using mostly Côt (aka Malbec). This wine has enticing tannins, black fruit, and a balanced acidity.

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Staff Pick Notes

There's so many good reasons to get a half bottle of wine. Feel like just having a glass or two? Half bottle. Not sure about committing to a full bottle of something you've never had? Half bottle. Don't have a bag? Stick this half bottle in your pocket or purse. Also, a wine ages and its flavors will develop faster in a smaller bottle. So much winning! While not everyone gets excited about Malbec I nearly always love it, and this tasty specimen from Cahors in Southwest France is effortlessly delicious. Perfect in a pinch when all you've got lying around is bread and cheese, it's also a great pairing for hearty ragouts. Blackberries, black leather, and a touch of earthiness make this smooth sipping half bottle fully satisfying.

- MM

Astor's Glossary of Terms


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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