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Connexion Oenophilia represents fine wines produced by exceptional estates, many of them family-owned.  All are committed to producing wines of superb quality.

 

Vignobles Bayle Carreau

Château La Carelle Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux

Bordeaux :: France

https://www.bayle-carreau.com

Estate::

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.

Grape varieties::

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Vinification::

Traditional with fermentation time of 3 to 4 weeks,checking of temperature during fermentation hot maceration at the end of the fermentation process.

ageing::

6 months in tanks, then 12 to 14 months ageing in oak barrels before bottling

appearance::

Deep ruby red

nose::

Black currant and ripe raspberries

taste::

Velvety soft, structured tannins

Food pairing::

Poultry, veal and fine cheeses

Closure::

Natural cork

Ratings::

90 Wine Enthusiast

 

% alc./vol. ::

14.0