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Clos Triguédina

Red wine 2009 Cahors AOC Au Coin Du Bois, South-west France, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #CTr-L.1-ACDB

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 28 May, 2013

The appellation is named after the capital of the same name in the Département of Lot in southwest France. The vineyards, which cover some 4,500 hectares, are located on both banks of the river Lot, northwest of Gaillac. The wine growing region is one of the oldest and most famous in France. The Celts (Gauls) were already producing wooden barrels here in the 6th century BC. Under Emperor Domitian (51-96) the Romans cultivated wine here. In the 13th century, Cahors wine was exported to England, where it gained an excellent reputation as "black wine". In Cahors the later Pope John XII. (1244-1334) was born in Cahors and for over...

Synonym (also Malbec à Queue Rouge, Malbech, Malbeck, Malbek) for the grape variety Cot; see there.

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