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Château Carteau Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2016

$40.00 Excl. tax
EAN Code:
851580006001

Deep and intense garnet color. Complex and powerful aromas of red and black fruits with toasty notes. Concentrated and powerful on the palate.

The estate dates back to 1850 and now covers 40 acres (16 hectares). For five generations, the Bertrand Family has taken care of this land in Saint-Emilion with passion and high respect for the terroir.

The clay-limestone soil with some deep sand and gravel is located on the hillside south of Saint-Emilion at the foot of the Tertre Daugay. The vines average 30 years.

6,500 vines per hectare.

The 2015 vintage had ideal weather conditions creating a powerful wine with great subtlety. Harvest was from September 17th - October 2nd.

The grapes of the domaine are grown using sustainable methods and are entirely hand harvested. The vinification takes place in stainless steel and concrete thermo- regulated vats. The wines are aged in oak barrels (50% 1- year-old oak and 50% of new oaks) for 12-15 months.

VARIETALS: 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Alcohol: 14.5%, Total Acidity: 3.5 g/l, PH: 3.72, Residual sugar: <2 g/l.

PRODUCTION: 5000 cases

FOOD PAIRING: Excellent with grilled meat especially beef, veal and game.

93 POINTS JAMES SUCKLING “A juicy and fruity wine with plum and chocolate aromas and flavors. Medium to full body, soft tannins, and a delicious finish. Drink now or hold.”

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