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2011 Chateau Lamartine Cahors (750ml - Full Bottle)

#94 - WINE SPECTATOR TOP 100 - 2014
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Vintage 2011
Varietal Cahors
Bottle Size 750
Classification A.O.C.
Style Red
Region Cahors
Bottle Condition Perfect

Varietal/Blend: 90% Malbec, 10% Merlot
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Wine Spectator
There's a ripe plushness to the dried blackberry, fig and tobacco flavors that lengthen out on the spice-infused midpalate. Baker's chocolate, cream and vanilla notes power the finish. Malbec and Merlot. Drink now through 2019.
Winery Notes
Winery Notes:
Traditional method in steel tanks, temperature controlled to 30°C-32°C at the end of fermentation. Ageing in cement tanks until the following spring. During 1 year, 15% of the volume stays in small oak barrels and 15% of the volume stays in large oak barrels.
Winery Notes
Winery Notes:
Tasting Notes - Light red color, strong nose, light woody smell with slight hint of liquorice and little red smashed fruits. Strong but not harsh taste. Matures very well. Varietal/Blend: 90% Malbec, 10% Merlot.

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Region :
Though French wines are the highest valued wines in the world, esteemed wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne were only enjoyed locally until 150 years ago when transportation improvements made them widely available. French wine production is governed by a strict quality-control system, which regulates the grapes used in each region and classifies wineries according to an elaborate cru hierarchy. Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Sauvignon Blanc are just a few of the important grape varietals with roots in French soil. View all our items from France