Château du Carrubier - Blanc - 2018 Vintage - Cuvée de Zélie 2019
90 Wine Enthusiast 2020

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: 20 years,
Grape varieties : about 60% Rolle, 30% Sémillon, 10% Ugni blanc.

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,
Pressing is performed after a short maceration.
Temperature control is effective at all stages, with fermentation at a fixed 17°C.

PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Alcoholic strength 13,5% vol.
Bottled in bordeaux-type Mira 75cl, DIAM cork 44 x 24 with
Mise en Bouteille au Château marking,
own label, capsule congé.

TASTING AND FOOD MATCHING
Pale hue with green glints, the nose develops a beautiful harmony of flower and lemon notes.
The mouth is fresh and crisp, it expresses mentholated aromas with salinity in the finale.

After the first drink as apéritif, it will accompany all fishes, shell fish and crustaceans,
>for example bourride, pike quenelles à la Nantua, sole filets and scallops with beurre blanc.
Also with a fennel tart or a niçoise salad. Duck and goose Foie Gras. All Desserts.