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Domaine Treloar Le Rescapé Carignan 2019 Côtes Catalanes

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Domaine Treloar Le Rescapé Carignan 2019 Côtes Catalanes
Vintage
2019
 
Region Côtes du Roussillon, Trouillas, south-west of Perpignan
Colour/Style Dry red - full-bodied, aged in older oak barrels for 1 year
Grapes 100% Carignan
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food Spicy sausages, red meats, game, roasted vegetables
Next day 
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Drink Now to 2027 and beyond
100% Carignan, with 50% coming from 75 year-old vines planted on clay-limestone terroir in Les Aspres and 50% from 40 year-old vines grown on black schiste, high up in the hills of Forca Real. Total yields are a miniscule 15 hl/ha, with just 2,000 bottles produced annually. 50% of the grapes are fermented using carbonic maceration, whilst the remaining 50% are fermented tradtionally (some of which are whole bunches, stalks and all).

The nose is meaty, funky, smoky, whilst at the same time wonderfully fruity, with lots of garrigue herb, spice, incense and pencil shaving aromas going on, and even a touch of citrus - a really lovely perfume! In the mouth, it is chock full of fresh bramble, red cherry and red currant flavours, wrapped around a core of cherry skin/citrus acidity and gently rustic tannins, all of which make for a wonderfully refreshing red wine, full of youthful vigour. Lovely to drink now, but with the structure to age nicely for another 3 to 5 years. A Carignan for Burgundy lovers!