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92
Points
Wine Enthusiast
91
Points
Wine Spectator
Blackberry, Sour cherry, Prune and Vanilla
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Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors AOC - Crocus

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2016
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With the Crocus Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors comes a first-class red wine in the glass. In this it offers a wonderfully dense, crimson color. With a bit of sideways lay, the red wine glass reveals a charming garnet red hue at the rims. If given some air in the wine glass by swirling, this red wine reveals a high density and fullness, which is evident in church windows at the rim of the glass. Ideally poured into a red wine glass, this Old World red wine presents wonderfully expressive aromas of black currant, plum, prune and mulberry, rounded out by black tea, vanilla and cocoa bean contributed by barrel aging.

The Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors from Crocus is just right for all wine lovers who like as little residual sweetness in the wine as possible. At the same time, however, it never appears meager or brittle, as is appropriate for a wine of this reputation. On the tongue, this powerful red wine is characterized by an incredibly velvety texture. Due to the balanced fruit acidity, the Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors flatters the palate with a pleasing feel, without at the same time lacking in juicy liveliness. The final of this red wine from the wine-growing region Sud-Ouest, more precisely from Cahors, finally convinces with considerable reverberation.

Vinification of the Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors from Crocus

The powerful Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors from France is a single varietal wine, vinified from the Malbec grape variety. Obviously, Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors is also defined by more than just the Cahors soil. This Frenchman can literally be described as an Old World wine that is exceptionally impressive. After the hand harvest, the grapes arrive at the press house by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up. Fermentation then takes place in stainless steel tanks and small wood at controlled temperatures. The vinification is followed by a maturation of 18 months in French oak barrels.

Food recommendation for the Crocus Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors

Enjoy this red wine from France ideally tempered at 15 - 18 ° C as an accompanying wine to lamb stew with chickpeas and dried figs, spicy curry with lamb or stuffed peppers.

Awards for the Le Calcifère Malbec Cahors from Crocus

This wine from Cahors not only convinces us, no also renowned wine journalists awarded it with 90 points and more. Among the ratings are

  • Wine Enthusiast - 92 points
  • Wine Spectator - 91 points
  • Meiningers Red Wine Award - 92 points

PROFILE

92
Points
Wine Enthusiast
91
Points
Wine Spectator
Product type:
Type of Wine:
Red wine
Wine Color:
Red
Taste:
Occasion and theme:
barbecue , Fireplace evening , gift for customers , romantic dinner , Christmas
Wine acidity in g/l:
4,7
Residual sugar (approx.) in g/l:
1,1
Country:
France
Cultivation area:
Southwest - Sud Ouest (FR)
Sub-region:
Cahors (FR)
Grape Variety:
Cuvée:
monovarietal
Maturation:
stainless steel tank , small barrel
Finishing details:
stainless steel tank , French Oak
Maturation time in mon.:
18
Quality Classification & Rating:
AOP Appellation d’Origine Protégée
Awards:
Meininger's Red Wine Award - 92 points , Wine Enthusiast - 92 Points , Wine Spectator - 91 Points
Harvesting method:
Handpicked
Aroma:
Blackberry , Sour cherry , Prune , Vanilla
Mouthfeel/ Texture:
velvety
Reverberation / Finish:
long
Style:
Old World , classic
Optimal serving temperature in °C:
15 - 18
Food Pairing:
dark food , spicy food
Suitable wine glas:
Red wine glass
Bottle size in l:
0.75
Bottle Design & Features:
Bordeaux Style , classic
Closure:
Cork
storage capacity in years from the vintage year:
8
Alcohol % ABV:
14.5
Allergens and ingredients:
Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide
Distributor:
Paul Bertrand SAS - L'Atrium Route de Toulouse - F-46000 Cahors - France
Item.-nr:
70126-FR-RW-MA-003-14
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