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Cahors has gained international recognition for its exceptional red wines. The region's unique terroir, characterized by limestone plateaus and the winding Lot River, contributes to the production of distinctive wines with deep, dark colors and intense flavors. The main grape variety grown in Cahors is Malbec, which thrives in the region's continental climate. The wines of Cahors are renowned for their bold and robust character, exhibiting notes of blackberry, plum, and spice, with firm tannins and a long, lingering finish.

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AOP Cahors

Vines at Labastide Haute average 35 years of age, and are trellised in simple "Guyot" fashion, which involves stringing the main stem of the vine horizontally along a fencepost string. 

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