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Château Carbonnieux 2019

Château Carbonnieux 2019
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£144 Ex duty & VATa case of 6 Bottles (75cl)| £24 / Unit
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    A Pessac-Léognan white wine by Château Carbonnieux

    The estate
    Founded in the 13th century, Château Carbonnieux is located in the Pessac-Léognan appellation and is one of the oldest wine estates in Bordeaux. In 1956, Marc Perrin acquired the château, which became a Classified Growth in 1959 for its Red and White wines.

    The vineyard
    Divided into 119 separate plots, the château's vineyard covers 92 hectares within the Pessac-Léognan appellation. The 42 hectares of vines devoted to white grape varieties are planted in deep gravel or clay-limestone soils. The vineyard is certified High Environmental Value 3 and practices a sustainable viticulture.

    The winemaking
    Manual harvest. Double sorting. Cooling of the bunches if necessary. Slow pressing under internal gas. Fermentation in barrels for 10 days.

    The ageing
    10 months in oak barrels, 25% new oak.

    The blend
    Sauvignon (65%), sémillon (35%)

    Parker : 89-91 / 100
    BordeauxPessac-Leognan
    Grape varieties
    Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon

    Dessert wine
    No

    J. Suckling
    93-94

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    90-92

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Graves

    Area
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Pessac-Leognan

    Color
    White

    Producer
    Château Carbonnieux

    Sweetness
    Dry white wines

    Classification
    Cru classe

    Parker
    89-91

    Allergens
    Contains sulphites

    Is promo
    No

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