Winemaking in Cahors these days is a mixture of tradition, and the newer trend, making lighter, fresher, and less tannic 100% Malbec wines with a balance that highlights location and terroir. Traditional Malbec here can be fantastic, yet the older winemaking methods used usually result in bigger and bolder wines that need time for tannins to mellow out. I enjoy… Read more »
Argentina is Malbec country. Head to Mendoza and the Uco Valley where it thrives in a variety of soils and temperatures. This is where Doña Paula is located, and where viticulturist Martin Kaiser studies terroir.