Château Lamartine Tandem Malbec Cahors 2020
  • Malbec
  • Vegan-Friendly
  • Dry
  • Light Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 13% alc./vol

Château Lamartine Tandem Malbec Cahors 2020

South-West, France
Regular price $21.95per bottle ($263.40per case)
12 bottles per case

Rich & Spicy

The origin of Château Lamartine goes back to 1883, when Lise and Benjamin’s great grand father acquired a piece of land and started to farm grapes and sell wine in barrels. The winery holds the 'Haute Valeur Environnementale' certificate in sustainability, and are right now in their third year of organic conversion.

The Cahors AOP is right in between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean sea. We could say that it’s the heart of the South West. Due to its geographic situation, the appellation has a particular microclimate, which is perfect for Malbec.

In this cuvée, the big tannic structure of Malbec takes one step backwards and the beautiful aromas of fresh dark fruit shine. Macerated for 20 days at low temperature to extract the fruity aromas, this Malbec aged in concrete egg-shaped tanks during six months. Fresh and crisp, the 30 year-old vines benefited from the bracing breeze at the Lot river slopes.

Dark ruby colour in the glass, this Malbec over-delivers aromas of peppermint, red fruit and spices. Unlike many big and bold wines made from Malbec, Tandem is light and crisp, with a balanced acidity and a special finesse enhanced by the minerality of the limestone soils where the vines grow. 

Great value red to sip alongside some charcuterie and cheese.

About the Winery

Château Lamartine

The Château Lamartine stands at the extremely west side of the Cahors Appellation, on the oldest of Lot Valley’s terraces. The terroir of the 37 hectares faces South on clay and limestone soils which guarantees a perfect maturity to the Malbec.

For four generations, the Gayraud family has given the greatest care to the vines as well as the wine-making. This is the key to get the purest expression from the terroirs.

Press Reviews

Wine Spectator

90 points - Top 100 Wines of 2020

This focused red delivers smoke and mineral undertones flanking the plum and currant flavors, backed by moderate tannins. Accents of bay leaf, spice, violet and black licorice create depth and interest through the energetic finish. Malbec and Merlot. Drink now through 2028.