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Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion 2019

Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion 2019
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A fine red wine from Pessac-Léognan by Les Carmes Haut-Brion

The estate
Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion, a large property in Pessac-Léognan, is located on the left bank of Bordeaux. Founded in the 16th century, this estate today delivers an expression of its terroir through the work of its visionary owner and the craftsmen working in the winery. Acquired in 2010 by the Pichet real estate group, Château Les Carmes-Haut-Brion is today one of the most distinguished wines of the Pessac-Léognan appellation.

The vineyard
The nearly 40-year-old vines are planted on 30 hectares of vineyards. Only 7.60 are used for the production of the First Wine of Les Carmes Haut-Brion. This vineyard is planted in Mindel gravel on a clay-limestone base.

The winemaking
Manual harvest from September 19 to 29. Vinification in thermo-regulated frustoconical stainless steel vats. 35 days fermentation. Partial malolactic fermentation in barrels.

The ageing
18 to 24 months. New French oak barrels (84%), foudre (7%), and terracotta amphorae (9%).

The blend
Cabernet franc
(42%), cabernet sauvignon (31%), merlot (27%).

BordeauxPessac-Leognan
Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert wine
No

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pessac-Leognan

Color
Red

Producer
Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion

Allergens
Contains sulphites

Is promo
No

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