Thursday, March 26, 2009

Clos Triguendina Le Malbec du Clos, Cahors 2006

Cahors is an appellation in South-West France that specializes in the Malbec grape. The winemaker that produces this wine, Jean-Luc Baldes, is apparently one of the more prominent figures in the area, and someone who is interested in carrying on the old wine making traditions of Cahors (i.e. the "black wines" of Cahors). See the website at the bottom of this post for more info.

The Le Malbec du Clos is made from 100% Malbec, and seems to be an entry-level wine. It's briefly mentioned on the website but there is no more information about it. I liked the wine, it is a dark red, almost purple colour with a fairly strong cherry-fruit, tarry nose. It's not terribly complex, but pleasant enough. A good food wine.

I can't remember exactly what I paid for it, I think it was around £6 on offer, marked down from about £8. A decent choice, but it's left me curious about what else this producer has to offer.

Clos Triguendina Le Malbec du Clos Cahors 2006
Cahors, France

No comments:

Post a Comment