Grapes: Malbec 80% Merlot 20% Region: Cahors, France
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Clos la Coutale 2012 - Wine is produced from Malbec and Merlot grapes. The yield is on average 45hl/ha which enables good maturation and regular quality over the years.Vinification is carried out in thermo-controlled vats, and regular "pigeages'' (breaking-up of the layer formed on top of the juice) both ensure maximum extraction of the "bouquet" and the fruit. Clos la Coutale is then elaborated in oak barrels to obtain a full balance between the tannins and the fruit.