Château du Cèdre 2014 AOC Cahors


Cahors is one of the most emblematic appellations in the South West of France and it’s the obvious choice to discover this amazing region. Sometimes called the “Black Wine” given its dark colour, Cahors wines are mainly made of the Malbec grape, which may be blended with other grapes like Merlot or Tannat. Château du Cèdre is one of the most famous wines of Cahors - if not the most. The winemakers gained their reputation trying different experiments on the vines and using old-style machines in the vineyard to keep the tradition going. This wine boasts superb aromas of ripe black fruit with sweet spices, fine tannins and a wooden finish. A superb expression of the Cahors appellation!

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Bottle.pngWine CharacteristicsGlass.pngWhen & how to drink?South West Wine Map
 
Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château du Cèdre
2014
AOC Cahors
South West
Dry Red wine
90% Malbec
5% Tannat
5% Merlot
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
From now to 2026
2-3 hour before
16-18°C
Duck breast, cassoulet, duck confit
 BodyBody Scale Red WineBarrel.pngTechnical stuffChâteau du Cèdre
 OakOak Scale Red Wine 
Soil
Vineyard
Farming
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Limestone and siliceous clay
27 hectares
Organic (certified)
30 to 60 years old
Manual
13%
22 months in French oak barrels (33% new oak)
 ComplexityComplexity Scale Red Wine
Expert.pngWhat experts say
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93/100 "This wine is ripe in spicy black-currant aromas on the nose and intense in juicy black fruit on the dense palate. The rich, generous layers of fruit perfectly balance the tannins that build up to a harmonious whole. Still young, it will be best from 2019."

Decanter World Wine Awards

Commended at Decanter World Wine Awards

Gault & Millau

16/20

 

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Château du Cèdre 2014 AOC Cahors

Château du Cèdre 2014 AOC Cahors

Cahors is one of the most emblematic appellations in the South West of France and it’s the obvious choice to discover this amazing region. Sometimes called the “Black Wine” given its dark colour, Cahors wines are mainly made of the Malbec grape, which may be blended with other grapes like Merlot or Tannat. Château du Cèdre is one of the most famous wines of Cahors - if not the most. The winemakers gained their reputation trying different experiments on the vines and using old-style machines in the vineyard to keep the tradition going. This wine boasts superb aromas of ripe black fruit with sweet spices, fine tannins and a wooden finish. A superb expression of the Cahors appellation!