Cahors, Dom. de Fages
Staff Pick
Organic

Cahors, Dom. de Fages - 2017

Item # 36988 750mL
$12.96/ Single Bottle
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$155.52 $139.97/ Case of 12
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Red
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Organic

Organic

Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

A lively Malbec from vines planted in limestone-based soils. Twenty percent of the grapes were fermented carbonically and the wine is entirely unoaked to emphasize the black nature of the fruit aromas that are inherent to the Malbec grape. A fresh style of Malbec that drinks well at cellar temperature.


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Staff Pick Notes

Malbec lovers of all ages and backgrounds please gather around. This red is an anytime of year wine, with its bold body and upbeat energy. Toting a little bit of fat in all the right places and a strong grip that will have you swooning. This is a wine of no intimidation but so much inspiration. Energized raspberries, crunchy minerals and the smell that comes of the lake as you watch a sunrise on the dock. Freshly bloomed lush cherry blossoms and inky lavender notes. This wine will keep you warm when the snow is falling and will be there holding your hand when it melts.

- HG

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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