Malbec continues to go from strength to strength, and it is often the Argentinian producers that get all the attention. Lest we forget that, like so many new world grape varieties, Malbec owes its reputation to cultivation in France, specifically Bordeaux and Cahors.Read More
Unfortunately, a terrible frost in the mid-1950s put pay to its inclusion in clarets, and Cahors remains a fairly niche style of wine.
Le Malbec aims to play homage to the grape's history whilst also recognising the strengths of the Argentinian expression that are responsible for the its renaissance in recent years. Made in Southern France it retains the traditional elements of firm structure and depth, whilst also celebrating the expressive fruit characteristics of the New World styles.
The wine is made by Boris Kovak, using the facilities at Domaine de la Ferrandiere in the Minervois. Boris has the eye for finding small parcels of wine and turning them into something special, I hope that you will agree.