CHÂTEAU CROIX DES ROUZES 2015
WINE TASTING NOTES
ABOUT THE WINE
Appellation | Pomerol
Grape | 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc
Ageing | 12 months in French oak barrels (50% of which were new)
Tasting Notes | Black currants, cherries, vanilla, and cocoa
Pairing | Grilled fish, red meats and goats cheese
Drinking | 2020-2028
Critic Notes / Awards | Concours Mondiale (global compeition) Bruxelles 2019 Gold. Decanter 2019 Silver.
ABOUT THE CHÂTEAU
The Carles Vineyards were founded by Jean-Claude Carles and his wife Marie-Danielle Carles to group and exploit family properties acquired over the years on the St-Emilion terroir. Château Panet is the chateau where all the vinification takes place for all their properties. Chateau Panet was inherited by Jean-Claude’s great aunt in 1880. Château Croix des Rouzes was acquired in 1994 by Marie-Daneille Carles.
Current Owner: Carles Family
Soils: Clay and slit on clay
Farming: No herbicides or chemical herbicides