Cahors "Gouleyant," Georges Vigoureux

Cahors "Gouleyant," Georges Vigoureux - 2018

Item # 26634 750mL
$10.96/ Single Bottle
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$131.52 $118.37/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Surprising, plump and totally pleasing, this Malbec over-delivers. Pretty violet notes on the nose mingle freely with black currant; the palate, initially soft leads, into roughened tannins that creep up on the finish. Balanced blackberry fruit with height of summer ripeness on this full-bodied wine go well with spicy steak, long-cooked lamb and braised pork or duck sausages with prunes.


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About the Producer

Cahors, Southwest Region, France From an old Lot line, working for over a century in the wine business, the Vigouroux family has gained fame thanks to savoir-faire that is transmitted between the generations. Founded in 1887 in the Lot district, this larger, family run business has contributed much to the promotion of Southwest French wines. A pioneer of the Cahors Appellation and specialist of...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

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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