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A Pessac-Leognan white wine by Chateau Carbonnieux
Founded in the 13th century, Chateau Carbonnieux is located in the Pessac-Leognan 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.
Divided into 119 separate plots, the chateau's vineyard covers 92 hectares within the Pessac-Leognan 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.
Manual harvest. Double sorting. Cooling of the bunches if necessary. Slow pressing under internal gas. Fermentation in barrels for 10 days.
10 months in oak barrels, 25% new oak.