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Chateau Carbonnieux 2019

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A Pessac-Leognan white wine by Chateau Carbonnieux

The estate
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.

The vineyard
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.

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

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

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

Parker : 89-91 / 100
J. Suckling : 93-94 / 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

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pessac-Leognan

Color
White

Producer
Chateau Carbonnieux

Sweetness
Dry white wines

Classification
Cru classe

Parker
89-91

Allergens
Contains sulfites

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