Jean-Luc Baldes Cahors Petit Clos 2011

75 cl

This is a blend of 80% Merlot, 15% Malbec and 5% Tannatwhich is aged in French oak (1/3 new) for 18 months. Vines for this petit clos are grown by traditional methods, which includes severe pruning, removal of unwanted shoots and thinning out bunches and leaves. 

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Jean-Luc Baldes Cahors Petit Clos 2011

This is a blend of 80% Merlot, 15% Malbec and 5% Tannatwhich is aged in French oak (1/3 new) for 18 months. Vines for this petit clos are grown by traditional methods, which includes severe pruning, removal of unwanted shoots and thinning out bunches and leaves. 

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose eady, spiced black fruit aromas with touches of blackberry, blueberry jam, black cherry, black pepper and old leather
Palate Bone dry and medium bodied with pronounced, firm tannins. Concentrated flavours of dried black fruits, black pepper, spice, and some meaty/savoury notes. Chewy and spicy, with lots of meaty/leathery structure
Colour Dark, dense purple with a pink-ish rim
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety 80% Malbec, 15% Merlot & 5% Tannat
Alcohol % 13
Estate/Producer Jean-Luc Baldes
Country France
Region/AOC Triguedina - Languedoc
Making Techniques
Serving Suggestion
Serving Suggestion If Drank when older: best with red meats (steaks, beef, venison) and with duck. If Drank Young: Goes well with barbecued grills and young cheeses.
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Decanter World Wine Awards 2014 Commended Medal

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