DUROU 'EXCEPTION' MALBEC

2015 Fabrice Durou

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Grapes Malbec
Colour Red
Origin France, Vin de France
ABV 13.0%

As Victoria Moore wrote in the Daily Telegraph when describing an earlier vintage - this is a '...French malbec from the region around Cahors, not fat and punchy as you know it from Argentina, but restrained and slightly claretty in shape...' We could not agree more - it seems so sophisticated in contrast to its cousins from the southern hemisphere, firmer, tauter but with the unmistakable richness of fruit and gorgeously drinkable texture. A real bargain from this part of France. Drinking range: 2017 - 2019 Rating: 89 L&S (Feb 2017)

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Malbec from the Cahors region, with a restrained structure that is closer to claret than the juicy malbec of Argentina. Savoury and gruffly elegant. Particularly excellent in this vintage. Victoria Moore, The Daily Telegraph (Feb 2017)

Fabrice Durou

Fabrice Durou heads a family run estate in the ancestral home of Malbec - Cahors in South West France.

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