CHATEAU DE GAUDOU Depuis 1733
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Grand vin de Cahors separateur
CHATEAU GAUDOU
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Grande lignée

A long line of the winemakers

History : This wine was created in 1988 of the selection of the vineyards.

Vineyards :  25 acres

Sol : gravel and clay

Terroir (land): third terrace.

Middle age of the vineyards : 33 and more.

Management of the vineyards : grass, disbudding, thin out the leaves, green harvest (for select green grapes).

Varieties : 85 % Malbec, Merlot, Tannat

Yield : 40 hl / hectare

Wine making : pickup table, modern vinification, cold maceration, according to

 

vintage, maceration for 3 to 5 weeks.
Oak barrel : 14 months

Tasting :
Concentrated hue with dark purple tints. Very fruity nose (raspberry, blackcurrant) coupled withflowers (violet, peony). Extremely supple palate focussing successfully on fresh aromas. Soft, velvety substance.
A harmonious Cahors that is already very open. 

(Guide Gilbert & Gaillard)


Keeps for : 15 years
Best tasting : 3 at 8 years
Drink at : 16 at 18 ° C


With food :
This wine is the perfect accompaniment to red meat, dishes cooked in sauces, confits, cassoulets, etc.