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Wine "Chateau Carbonnieux" Rouge, Pessac-Leognan AOC Grand Cru Classe de Graves, 2013

SKU:w88503
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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine has a rich dark crimson color.

Taste

The taste of wine is fresh, juicy and clean, with notes of fruit, grapefruit, strawberry jam, black cherry and mineral nuances. Also present lighter shades of tobacco leaf. The finish is long and stable.

Aroma

In the aromatic bouquet of wine contains tones of black currant, which are complemented by hints of violets and mineral nuances.

Gastronomy

Wine is perfect for red and white meat - grilled and stewed, game birds, noble fish, hard cheese with a strong flavor. It is recommended to decant half an hour before use.

Interesting Facts

Vineyards from which harvested to create red wine Château Karbonё, stretched into the gravel in an area of 50 hectares. Deep layer of gravel soils containing clay provides a 32-year-old vines beautiful drainage. The vineyard is practiced system of formation of the bush "double Guyot". Vines planted densely enough - 7200 vines / ha. In a flexible, juicy, interesting wine Chateau Carbonnieux, regardless of vintage, terroir unmistakable: it is elegant, has an excellent structure and aging potential of more than 15 years, as well as excellent value for 'money. " Harvesting is done by hand, the grapes undergo a double selection. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature for 3-4 weeks. Thereafter wine ripening for 15-18 months in barriques, of which 35-40% - new.

Agriculture Chateau Karbonё was founded back in 1234 Raymokom Karbonё, then it passed into the possession of the Order of Benedictine monks. In 1956 it was bought by Marc Perrin, whose family owns Chateau Karbonё today. It works Marc Perrin in 1959. Agriculture has received the status of Grand Cru.
There is a funny legend that in the 18th century, the monks of the Holy Order of selling wine Chateau Karbonё a French lady, which is a favorite of the Ottoman emperor. Monks wrote in a bottle "mineral water from Karbonё" respect the religious beliefs of the monarch. Once he took a sip from the bottle and asked the lady of the heart: "Why the French are so worried because of his wine, when they have such a wonderful water?"

Producer's description

Winery Chateau Carbonnier traces its history back to 1292. In the last century, in 1956, Marc Perrin purchased the estate and set about restoring and improving it. He began by increasing the area planted with grapes to 45 hectares in 1970, then to 70 hectares in 1980 and amounting to almost 92 hectares today. Anthony, his son, built a new winery and adapted the cellars to new winemaking methods. In 1987, the Pessac-Léognan appellation was created, which included some of the most famous Château Graves, including Château Carbonnier.

According to an old legend, the monks of the Order of the Holy Cross, who owned the estate in the 18th century, sold wine to the French mistress of the Ottoman emperor, and in order not to offend the religious feelings of her high patron in this case, they called it on the label "Mineral water from Carbone". It is said that when the emperor visited his lady, he tasted this wine and asked her in bewilderment why the French make such a fuss about their wine when they have such fine water?

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