Wine "La Croix de Carbonnieux" Blanc, Pessac-Leognan AOC, 2012
The wine is light straw color.
The wine has a bright, lively taste, timid at the beginning and the middle of the more expressive, with notes of peach, lemon zest and herbs. The finish is long, mineral.
Delicate aroma of the wine reveals notes of mandarin, lemon, gentle oils, sweet honey and spices.
The wine will be a great addition to dishes of fresh fish and seafood cooked on the grill. Otten taste spicy goat cheese.
Chateau Blanc Carbonier - white wine estates carbon. Thanks to its excellent climate, white grapes ripen in Chateau Carbonier very early. The average age of the vines - 17 years. The grapes are harvested by hand, local farmers, who carefully sorted grapes and prepare for the process of winemaking. Maceration takes place over three days, after which the wine is fermented in oak barrels. Extract was carried out for 10 months in oak barrels by leaps and bounds. The result is a fine wine, which should enjoy all lovers of Bordeaux wines. Ageing potential of wine - more than 15 years.
Winery Chateau Carbonier traces its history to 1292. In the last century, in 1956, Marc Perrin acquired the estate and began its restoration and improvement. He began by increasing the area of planting grapes and 45 hectares in 1970, then to 70 hectares in 1980, accounting for almost 92 hectares today. Anthony, his son, built a new winery and cellars adapted to new methods of winemaking. In 1987 he was created appellason Pessac Leognan, which included some of the most famous chateaux of gravel, including Chateau carbon.
According to ancient legend, the monks of the Order of the Holy Cross, who owned an estate in the XVIII century, the French wine sold mistress Ottoman Emperor, and that in this case not to hurt the religious feelings of its high patron, they called him the label "Mineral water from Karbonё." It is said that when the emperor visited his lady, he tasted the wine and puzzled asked her why the French are raising so much noise because of its wine, when they have such a beautiful water? Chateau carbon - is a great complex wine, and drink it better at a young age.