L’Art et la Matiere

Valérie Courrèges

L-art et la matière

Red Wine


Cahors AOP


100% Malbec

Soil type

Stony red clay soil rich in iron, manganese, and mica, on top of a friable jurassic limestone bedrock.

Vine age1971
Vineyard size-

Grapes are mostly de-stemmed, but not crushed in order to maintain the integrity of the berries. Wines are fermented with native yeast in small concrete tanks, sorted by parcel. Moderate extraction by gentle punch-downs or small pump-overs. 20 to 25 days total for maceration and fermentation.

Elevage24 months in oak barrels.
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringUnfined and Unfiltered