Clos de Gamot | Estate winery in the commune of Prayssac in the Cahors AOC region of South West France.

Owner | Jean Jouffreau. His family has been making wine at Gamot since 1610.

Vineyards | 100% Malbec. Double guyot. Low yields.

Organics |  Back labels here have stated that although the wines were made without the use of chemicals and herbicides the owners eschewed certification due to the “bureaucracy”. In 2019 the estate had no organic certification (Source: Agence Bio).

Winemaking | 2000 Hand picked. Stainless steel and wooden vats.

Red wines

Cahors AOC, Clos de Gamot

Cahors AOC, Clos de Gamot Cuvée Centenaire | Made only in exceptional years and from plots last fully replanted in the late 1800s apparently.

Contact

Clos de Gamot

F-46220 Prayssac (Lot), France

Tel+33 (0)5.65.22.40.26

Bibliography

Telephone call with Mme Jouffreau on Saturday 3rd June, 2000.

Doug Wregg, Caves de Pyrène list, July 2011.

Oz Clarke, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p92.