Plo Roucarels IGP cite de Carcassonne Plant du Roc 2015

Plo Roucarels IGP cite de Carcassonne Plant du Roc

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Polished, plush, and complex wine from 70 years old Carignan.

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About this Wine


Country France
Region Languedoc
Appellation IGP cite de Carcassonne
Winery Plo Roucarels
Vintage 2015
Color Red
Varietal(s) 100% Carignan
Closure Natural Cork
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 13%
Product Code 15R351
Inventory In Stock (415)

Owning & Enjoying


Tasting notes

Deep, intense purple in colour, fruity and delicate on the nose... Full of charm, black fruits, velvet smooth on the palate. Great balance between power and harmony.

Pairing

Duck, turkey or grilled meat.

Production


Terroir

Marl, sandstone.

Viticulture

Soil plowing, Gobelet pruning, green harvest. Hand harvest.

Vinification

50% carbonic maceration, 50% traditional fermentation after destemming. Natural yeast. Aged in tank for 9 months.

Winery


Winery Description

The adventure starts like a fairy tale: once upon a time a small vineyard of old carignan was about to be replaced by beehives…

Plo Roucarels means small rocky plateau in occitan. It is run by two young and passionate wine makers, Julia Hubrich (from the former East Germany) and Julien Gil. This domain is located a few kilometers from the medieval citadel of Carcassonne, near the Pyrenees mountain range.

The climate
The vineyard is located at a climate crossroad. There is the Mediterranean climate and the Oceanic climate, which provide different kind of winds and make the grapes grows in exceptional conditions.

The terroir
Under the Oceanic influence the cabernet sauvignon brings complexity and strength to the wines. Sandstones and marl of the Carignian combine to this Oceanic influence brings to this exclusively Mediterranean grape variety a unique subtility, spices and freshness.

The vineyard
All chemicals are strictly limited. They don’t use it only if it’s necessary. They check the weather and inspect for any parasites frequently.
They use a natural mixture based on humus and oligo-elements to fortify the grapes and galvanize the soil eco-system.

The vinification
The vinification is as natural as possible. The harvest is scrupulously checked: no leaf, no snails, no dry or rotted raisins.
Every grape variety is vinified separately without adding any yeasts.
Red wines are neither filter nor sticked.

 

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