Chateau de la Coustarelle Cahors 'Cuvee Prestige', 2016
This Grand Cuvee Prestige sees a 20-day fermentation period, after which aging takes place in oak barrels, a fifth of which is new each year. The 3,000 case production is bottled unfiltered. This blend of 90% Malbec and 10% Tannat shows a deep purple color. Lots of vanilla on the nose buttresses substantial dark fruit. Medium to full-body. Plenty of ripe blackberry fruit on the palate, along with a hint of licorice. Fine tannin is extremely well-integrated on the finish.
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Chateau de la Coustarelle
Château la Coustarelle is owned by Michel and Nadine Cassot. The domaine is located in the village of Prayssac, next to the renowned Clos de Gamot.
|Sub-region||Cahors & The Lot|
|Alcohol % by Vol.||13.5%|
|Style||Red - Medium to full bodied|
|Grape Type(s)||Malbec, Tannat|
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