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The estate With origins dating back to the 12th century, Château La Tour Carnet is one of the oldest estates in the Médoc. The property takes its name from its tower, built in 1120 and surrounded by moats. In 1407, vines were planted at the estate. Owned by Bernard Magrez, this Classified Growth of 1855 belongs to the elite wine estates of the Haut-Médoc.
The vineyard Situated in the commune of Saint-Laurent-Médoc, the Château La Tour Carnet vineyard covers 176 hectares of vines. Planted at a high density (8 to 10,000 feet per hectare), the vines are aged 32 years on average and planted in Gunzian gravel soils upon a mostly calcareous clay base.
The winemaking A first sorting in the vineyard then manual sorting on a vibrating table, followed by destemming and Densimetric sorting. Cooling of the fruit using a cryogenic tunnel (by spraying liquid nitrogen). Gravity vatting. Vinification in wooden vats and small cement vats. Cold pre-fermentation maceration (8 ° C). Fully manual punching down. Alcoholic fermentation at low temperatures (28 ° C). Maceration for 25 to 32 days
The ageing 16 months in barrels, 30% of which are new oak.
The blend Merlot (50%), cabernet sauvignon (50%).
By the same producing estate
Château La Tour Carnet 2012
Château La Tour Carnet 2016
Château La Tour Carnet 2014
Château La Tour Carnet 2019
Château La Tour Carnet 2018
Château La Tour Carnet 2015