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Chateau Carbonnieux 2016


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Chateau Carbonnieux red has for centuries been a great classic from the region of Bordeaux. With its high standard of quality, it is the smooth result of an excellent blending of grape varieties from this region. The vinification, both modern and traditional of red wines, is carried out by slow and gentle extraction in order to preserve the roundness of the wine and the mineral features of the soil. The tannins are well balanced and silky in harmony with red fruits (blackcurrant, blackberry, cherry…) and reveal toasted notes from ageing in the finest quality French oak barrels. Only the very best batches tasted are selected for the final blending of Chateau Carbonnieux red wines.

Winemaking / Ageing:  Fermented in temperature-controlled stainless-steel vats (3-4 weeks). Ageing in French oak barrels – 16 to 18 months (35-40 % new oak)

Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot

JS95 / WE95 / WS92

Wine Spectator – 92 points

Well-built, with a core of dense plum paste, raspberry reduction and melted red licorice notes framed by roasted apple wood accents and backed by juicy, brambly grip on the finish. Youthfully vibrant and should cellar well in the midterm. Best from 2021 through 2031.

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Chateau Carbonnieux 2016

France, Pessac Leognan

Bordeaux Red Blends

Alc. 13.5%, 750ml

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs


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