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Malbec's French Homeland

Cahors seeks to reclaim its identity on the world stage
Gillian Sciaretta
Issue: December 31, 2016


Cahors, in southwest France, has been producing wine from the Malbec grape, known locally as Cot, since the Middle Ages. But because of Argentina's remarkable success with the variety over the past decade, Cahors producers are faced with the uphill task of reclaiming the appellation's identity on the world stage. Check out the latest reviews, scores and prices in this tasting report. Wine Spectator's Gillian Sciaretta reports.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 14, 2016.

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