This Domaine is one of the oldest in Cahors with records back before the French revolution. Philippe Bernede is the 6th generation of his family to make the wine here. Cahors is having somewhat of a renaissance in the last 10 years as people re-discover this fantastic gastronomic region famous for duck and some of the best truffles in France.
The Clos Le Coutale spans over 60 hectares of of predominantly south-west facing vines situated around the river Lot. These vineyards are made up of 80% Malbec or “Cot” as it is known in the region, planted on a mix of gravel, silicates, limestone, & clay with an average vine age of 25 years.