Château de Cayx vin de Cahors AOC
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Terroir
AOC Cahors. Limestone and clayey terraces surrounding the Château.

Grape varietals:
Malbec 85%, Merlot 10%, Tannat 5%.

Vinification and upbringing:
Vinification in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks followed by a 12-18 months’ period of barrel-ageing, depending upon the potential displayed by the wine.

Tasting notes:
A purple-coloured wine, the Château de Cayx offers delicate aromas of red fruits and reveals the intensity and fleshy character typical of the Malbec varietal. In the mouth, it develops spicy notes and silky tannins. Armed with a concentration that is characteristic of the finest wines of Cahors, it is also extremely elegant, though built for the long haul. To be served at room temperature (19°C) and enjoyed with either a breast of duck with cherries or a roast loin of Quercy lamb.

Prince Henrik’s personal cellar houses some ancient vintages of the Château de Cayx that are kept for special occasions.
The winery has also constituted itself a stock of older wines over the last decade. These bottles have reached the peak of their maturity and are currently offered for sale.

The 2006 vintage of the Château de Cayx
was recently awarded a Gold Medal
at the Concours des grands vins de France held in Mâcon.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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