Eugene Carrel & Fils is located in the village of Jongieux, about 40 miles southwest of Geneva. Established in the 14th century, Eugene manages the estate with his son Olivier and his son-in-law Sebastien. Despite their proximity to the Swiss Alps, the climate is surprisingly warm; Jongieux enjoys 2-3 more hours of sun than any other area in the Savoie. The Carrel vineyards are planted with indigenous varietals: Jacquere, Altesse, Gamay and Mondeuse. This wine is a blend of 80% Gamay and 20% Mondause. This lovely vin de savoie rose is delightfully fresh, ruby in color and full of red fruit aromas (strawberries, raspberries, blackberries). Lush, with balanced acidity and a hint of Alpine minerality.
On rare occasions, a chosen vintage of a wine may sell out or be replaced by a new release after your order is placed. With bottles of wine listed under $15, we will not hold up an order and will simply automatically substitute the wine with the comparable vintage. Please be assured that we will only substitute with a vintage for the same type, varietal and winery.
During extreme weather during the Summer and Winter months we do recommend delaying shipments. We do not like to ship if the weather is above 85 degrees or below 32 degrees. To ensure the safety of your product we do recommend holding the shipment. We will hold in our temperature controlled facility until weather permits.
During Checkout you may Choose the Hold Until Safe and we will ship it once weather conditions are suitable
In this case, we will watch the weather closely and will remove the hold and ship your order as soon as conditions permit. The release dates will vary, and because there is no specified date for delivery, the warehouses will ship it as weather permits. If the Hold Until Safe option is released and your order is shipped, you will receive a shipping notice with the tracking number link.