Skip to main content

Cahors Malbec

 

Winery

Château de Haut-Serre

Appellation

AOP Cahors

Wine Name

Château de Haute-Serre

Variety

100% Malbec

Red Wine

Dry

South-West France

Bertrand Vigouroux

---

 
Downloads

Technical Sheet

Bottle Shot

Label

Shelf Talker

Story

Georges Vigouroux brought Château de Haut-Serre back to life after it had been devasted by Phylloxera in the 1970s. The Estate covers 148 acres of high-elevation clay-rich soils. Californian vintner Paul Hobbs works in collaboration with the family on this label. Château de Haute-Serre honored in 1889 by being placed on a Gala menu in line with the famous Château Margaux and Pommard wines! In Quercy, everything that is precious is black... starting with the local wine, called «the black wine of Cahors» by the English in the Middle Ages. For four generations, this «black wine» has flowed the Vigouroux family’s veins.

Vineyard

The vineyard is located in a naturally sun-filled location in the south-west of France. Composed of stony soil with red clay, the vineyard enjoys an excellent southwest and southeast facing sun exposure, the ideal location to grow Malbec! Vines grow on clay soil slopes at 300 metres high (one of the highest vineyards in the appellation).

Vinification

The fruit is left on skins for an elongated time to allow maceration and color extraction. Fermentation is temperature controlled and closely monitored. The wine is aged for 10-12 months in new oak barrels.

Tasting Notes

The wine bursts with aromas of spices and dark plums with hints of cacao. The mouth is robust and round, with flavors of ripe black fruit, dried raspberries, dried mint and hints of cacao powder and smoke.

Food Pairing

Enjoy with foie gras or duck confit.

Rose
Dry
Still
Côtes du Lot Rosé

Côtes du Lot Rosé

Vignobles Georges Vigourous - Le Gouleyant Rosé

Red
Dry
Still
Cahors Red Blend

Cahors Red Blend

Georges Vigouroux - Le Gouleyant

Red
Dry
Still
Cahors Blend

Cahors Blend

Château Lafleur de Haute-Serre

Red
Dry
Still
Malbec Cahors

Malbec Cahors

Château de Haut-Serre

Red
Dry
Still
Cahors Malbec

Cahors Malbec

Châteaude Haute-Serre - Icône