Fine wines produced by exceptional estates, many of them family-owned.
Château La Carelle Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux
Bordeaux :: France
Wine has been made here since the early 20th century. Although there is no actual chateau at Château La Carelle – there are only cellars – the name is retained because there was once a house on the estate.
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Traditional with fermentation time of 3 to 4 weeks,checking of temperature during fermentation hot maceration at the end of the fermentation process.
6 months in tanks, then 12 to 14 months ageing in oak barrels before bottling
Deep ruby red
Black currant and ripe raspberries
Velvety soft, structured tannins
Poultry, veal and fine cheeses