Château du Carrubier - Red - 2016 Vintage
Gold Medal Concours Général Agricole Paris 2018
Silver Medal Foire de Brignoles 2018

LAND AND CLIMATE
Siliceous soil of schistous origin, stonier on the slopes, more sandy in the depressions.
Climate : it is influenced by the sea, Hyères harbour is only a few kilometers away.

THE VINEYARD
Most of it is sloping with vines on trellis.
Average vine age: 15 years,
Grape varieties : Syrah, Grenache, Cabernet.

THE WINE MAKING
Grape harvest is entirely by hand with on site grape sorting, Stalk stripping and inerting of musts
is immediate upon entrance of the grapes into the cellar.
Traditional winemaking : Syrah, Grenache et Cabernet-Sauvignon together.
Duration of fermentation in vats : about 10 days, at a constantly
controlled temperature between 19° and 26°C

PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Alcoholic strength 13,50% vol.
Bottled in bordeaux-type Secuction 75 cl, 49 x 24 cork cap with
Mise en Bouteille au Château marking, own label, black capsule congé.

TASTING AND FOOD MATCHING
Ruby robe with deep purple glint, the nose is elegant and develops tobacco, spice
and ripe fruit aromas. The tannins are silky and well coated, they are sustained by teh final liquorice notes
The mouth is plump and warm, supported by ample and silky tannins with notes of black fruits.

Red and white meats, chickens, guinea fowls, etc.
For example : poulet de Bresse truffé, pintades, tournedos Rossini,
gigots and carrés d'agneau, côte de boeuf, magrets de canard. Cheeses, all.