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Chateau La Tour Carnet 2021

Chateau La Tour Carnet 2021

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Chateau La Tour Carnet 2021

A fruity and fresh dry white Bordeaux wine

The estate

With origins dating back to the 12th century, Chateau La Tour Carnet is one of the oldest estates in the Medoc region. The estate takes its name from its tower, built in 1120 and surrounded by a moat. In 1407, vines were planted at the estate. Owned by Bernard Magrez, this 1855 Classified Growth belongs to the elite wine estates of the Haut-Medoc.

The vineyard

Chateau La Tour Carnet blanc 2021 is a Bordeaux dry white wine made from a 1.25-hectare vineyard. The vines are 20 years old on average and are planted on clay-limestone soils. The vineyard of Chateau La Tour Carnet has been awarded the High Environmental Value Level 3 label.

Vinification and aging

Manual harvesting at night or early in the morning depending on the plot. Whole bunch pressing. Vinification in barrels (20% of which are new) for around fifteen days. Aged on fine lees for 6 months with regular stirring.

The blend

Sauvignon Blanc (50%)

Semillon (50%).

Chateau La Tour Carnet 2021 white wine: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting

Color

A beautiful pale gold color with subtle green highlights.

Nose

The first nose gives off fruity fragrances (pear, peach). The bouquet becomes more complex when aerated, revealing refreshing mineral notes and hints of pineapple.

Palate

A round and ample attack precedes an alluring palate that showcases a beautiful acidity and balance.

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