Château De Chambert Les Tourelles Cahors 2008, Ac

Malbec Malbec
Southwest, France

$16.75 (237040)

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89 pts
4
May 28, 2011

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Impenetrable purple colour. Nose of fresh red and black raspberry fruit with some notable but not exaggerated...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Serious Cahors of real substance and expression, the 2008 Les Tourelles is definitely a sommelier’s wine: regional,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is good example of young malbec from Cahors, with the lifted violet/mulberry fruit aromas that have become so...

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Community Reviews (1)

imf
imf

This is a very balanced wine with definite aromas and flavours of woodsmoke and blackberry. Medium to long finish.
The Malbec keeps the wine quite dark and I think the Merlot mixed in helps to mellow the wine. This 2008 is great to drink now (2012). I let the bottle breathe for 1-2 hours and the wine did not get NOTICEABLY different as it breathed throughout the night.
Enjoyed this over a special steak dinner- paired nicely.
This is a nice red for a dark - more ornate salad, a red meat and a chocolate or fruit dessert.
dry- easy to drink with food or alone.

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