Château Lamartine Cahors 2018
90% Malbec, 10% Merlot
Vines from 20 to 45 years on clay-siliceous (30%), clay-limestone (50%) and limestone (20%) terroir – 2nd, 3rd and 4th terrace of Lot Valley.
Yield 50 Hl/ha.
Traditional method in stainless steel tanks, maceration during 22 days.
Ageing in concrete tanks (60%), oak vats and oak barrels (40%). Bottling from 20 months.
To accompany strongly-favored meat dishes, cheese.
Wine Enthusiast – “With 30% wood aging, this wine has both richness and structure. It has a tight, black plum and tannin character, with layers of wood and spice coming through the dense fruitiness. The wine has a future. Best from 2023.” (90 Pts)