Chateau De Cayx Cahors

£28.50

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Producer: Chateau De Cayx
Vintage: 2018
Alcohol: 13%

Colour: Ruby
Nose: Red Fruits
Palate: Blackberry, Spice

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Description

The Cayx Palace is a residence of the Danish Royal Family located in the wine district of Cahors in southern France. In medieval times the castle formed part of the defences of the town of Luzech due to its dominance of the Lot River. Chateau De Cayx is a 7-hectare estate owned by the Prince Of Denmark. This wine is denoted Appellation d’Origine Protégée (AOP) – This wine comes from a 7 hectares of vines with an average vine age of 35 years old grown on a south-facing hillside in coy-limestone soils.

TASTING NOTES

A purple-coloured wine, Château de Cayx has the delicate aroma of red fruits and delivers all the intensity and fleshy character typical of Malbec. The wine has spicy notes and silky tannins on the palate. Château de Cayx’s concentrated nature is characteristic of the finest Cahors wines ; it also elegant and truly a wine for keeping, up to 10 years.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Serve with a duck breast with cherries or a leg of lamb of Quercy.

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