My Cart

Close

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER £60

CLICK AND COLLECT + LOCAL DELIVERY AVAILABLE

ALL PACKAGING MADE OF RECYCLED, RECYCLABLE + BIODEGRADABLE MATERIALS

'Terre Rouge' | 2020

£11.00
Quantity
- +

MALBEC

CAHORS, FRANCE

ORGANIC

12.5% ABV

The estate was created by Charles Verhaeghe on vineyard land devastated by the frosts in 1956 in Viré-Sur-Lot. His sons Pascal and Jean-Marc duly studied winemaking, the former in Burgundy and California, the latter in Bordeaux. Ecological viticultural methods eschewing weedkillers and chemical fertilizers, yield reduction by serious pruning, leaf stripping for greater sun exposure and air circulation, harvesting the grapes on the verge of overripeness yield the superb raw material essential to create fabulous wines. In the cellars the Verhaeghes aim for softness, richness and harmony through gentle extraction by long vattings and limited pigeage, malolactic fermentation and sensible use of oak.