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CHÂTEAU LAMARTINE

“The heritage of our savoir-faire”

A traditional and typical Cahors wine which offers a perfect match of elegant tannins  and strong aromas.

GRAPE VARIETIES

90% Malbec, 10% Merlot

TERROIR

Vines from 20 to 45 years on clay-siliceous (30%), clay-limestone (50%) and limestone (20%) terroirs – 2nd, 3rd and 4th terrace of Lot Valley.
Yield 50 Hl/ha.

WINE-MAKING

Traditional method in stainless steel tanks, maceration during 22 days.

MATURING

Ageing in concrete tanks (60%), oak vats and oak barrels (40%). Bottling from 20 months.

TASTING NOTES

Dark garnet red color, the density announces a lot of concentration confirmed by the nose. First, it gives off ripe red fruits and sweet spices, complemented by dark fruits notes. The harmony of all is remarkable in mouth, it has a nice mache with pleasant astringency.

LAYING-DOWN POTENTIAL

From 5 to 8 years.

SERVICE TEMPERATURE

To serve between 17°and 19°C
To accompany strongly-favored meat dishes, cheese.