Domaine La Calmette, AOC Cahors, Trespotz 2018

16,25

For me the best Cahors tasted on Millesime Bio in Montpellier last February, Power, pure, fruit, mineral and great tannins

In conversion to be organic. Biodynamic farming and natural produced!

16/20 points

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Started just 3 years ago Maya Sallée and Nicolas Fernandez are young vinters couple who both studied agronomy and oenologie, they are changing with a few other great vinters the face of the Cahors region, all natural wines with freshness and ripe fruit, and the best expression of their great terroir.

Region: AOC, Cahors

Millésime: 2018

Grape variety and soil: 90% Malbec, 10% Merlot all hand picked Soil, Argiles rouges (red clay) on kimmeridge and marl underrock 340 m altitude

Taste: Modern styled and powerful Malbec, lots of black fruit, complex floral and mineral, pure expression of it’s terroir, great fine tannins, long aftertaste

Wine pairing: red meats, stews (beef, lamb or game) magret and confit de canard, pigeon, cheeses

Serving Temperature: 16 c, big sized red wine glass type Burgundy. if possible decant before drinking, Drink now until 2028

Vinification: Natural vinification slow and long maceration 15/30 days, local yeasts on concrete and stainless steel tanks, riping on it’s lies for a few months, no filtering or fining  low in sulphite <25mg/l only 1mg added before botteling alcohol content: 14%

Culture: In conversion to be Organic, label AB, biodynamic farming and natural wine making

La Revue du Vin de France: 16/20 points guide vert 2020, Domaine La Calmette is mentioned in the Guide Vert

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