CAHORS

Cahors is a small town in southwestern France, located 100 miles (160km) east of Bordeaux. In the world of wine, it is known for its deeply colored reds made predominantly from Malbec (known locally as both Côt and Auxerrois), with small quantities of Tannat and Merlot.

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CHÂTEAU LABASTIDE HAUTE

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.