Chateau Ponzac Cahors
Chateau Ponzac
France - South West - Cahors AOC

The wine is produced from vineyards planted on a mineral and fresh terroir - the chalky plateau of Carnac - which produces unique wines.
The nose shows notes of fresh black fruits (blackberries) with candied fruits and spices. The texture is dense and velvety and the wine is crisp and tense all the way to the finish.

Cahors AOC
Wine Type
100% Malbec
Soil type
clay & limestone
Maceration for 21 days under controlled temperatures (82°F / 28°C).
Thanks to its aromatic complexity and its delicate tannins, this cuvee is a great Cahors.
Ageing in concrete tank, stainless steel tank and oak barrel.

This wine will pair very well with beef tartare, meat in sauce, curries and grilled meat.

Reviews and News

2018 Ponzac Cahors - 92 PTS - W&S

2018 Ponzac Cahors - 92 PTS - W&S

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"Matthieu Molinié’s family has roots in the village of Carnac-Rouffiac that stretch back to the 14th century. In the present day, he farms 69 acres of vines in Cahors, selecting this malbec from parcels grown in clay and limestone soils. The wine fills out its massive tannic frame with dark-purple fruit flavors, girded by a mineral twang and some herbal notes. Open it when you put the pork belly in the oven and pour it once the pork comes out for a luxurious Sunday roast."

- Wine & Spirits (October 2021), 92 pts

2018 Ponzac Cahors - 90 PTS - WE

2018 Ponzac Cahors - 90 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 90 pts"A finely balanced, rich wine, this both dense and elegant. Spice and a dry core of tannins are both very much in evidence at this stage, although both will soften in time. It has power and concentration, and aging potential. Drink from 2022. - ROGER VOSS"
- Wine Enthusiast Magazine (November 2020), 90 pts

Producer Information: Chateau Ponzac

Chateau Ponzac was founded in 1998, when Matthieu Molinié, having earned his degree in viticulture & oenology, took over his family estate. His partner Virginie obtained the same diploma and ...
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