Costières de Nîmes: Château Roubaud Rouge 2019
The red Costières de Nîmes wine from Château Roubaud is made from a blend of 30% each of Syrah, Grenache Noir and Carignan along with 10% Cinsault. Bursting with ripe garrigue fruit over earthy tannins and scrubland scents, this crowd-pleasing, chest-thumping red wine is the perfect foil for robust, rustic dishes - cassoulet or pot au feu spring to mind.
This is a classic, red Costières de Nîmes wine - alluring garrigue berry aromas and an earthy, dark, Autumnal fruit palate with warming, spicy undertones and supple tannins.
|Style||Red Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Wine Region||Languedoc, Costières de Nîmes|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Carignan, Cinsault, Grenache Noir, Syrah|
|Food & Wine Matching||Casserole, Charcuterie, Pasta, Pheasant and Game|
|Cellarage||Ready to drink on release but will age happily for 2 to 3 years.|
|Vinification||Grapes are harvested at full maturity, destemmed and vinified separately by variety of grape. They undergo a one week, temperature controlled maceration and the finished parcels are then blended.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||14|
Château Roubaud (Guillaume Molinier)
Château Roubaud has been in the Molinier family for five generations and, today, owners Françoise and Guillaume Molinier look after over 70 hectares. The wines are among the most highly rated of the region and are frequent medal winners at wine competitions in Paris. The Molinier wines are reassuringly old school and offer excellent value.
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