Château Carbonnieux rouge GCC

Château Carbonnieux rouge GCC

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Product Description

Appellation Pessac-Léognan
Vineyard Size 50 ha
Color Red
Grape Varieties 60% of Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% of Merlot, 7% of Cabernet Franc, 3% of Petit verdot and Carmenère
Vintage 2010
Bottle Size (Cl) 75
Type of Soil Deep gravel and clay
Production 200,000 bottles
Vinification Sustainable agriculture 
Hand harvesting 
Barrel aging from 15 to 18 months (35 to 40% new oak)
Type Fresh, lively red with crunchy blueberries and cassis notes
Service Temp 18-19°C
Ideally Consuming Period From now to 2030
Food & Wine Pairing Roasted quail, Roasted daurade with thyme or rosemary, Pike-perch with red butter, Roasted chicken with garlic and mushrooms, Entrecôte of Bordeaux, Blackcurrant Granita

91 points Wine Spectator

"Intense, with dark, smoldering tobacco and charcoal leading the way, along with densely layered currant preserves, fig paste and blackberry coulis flavors. The finish lets the pure fruit sing, while a violet note waits in reserve. Best from 2014 through 2024."  (3/2013)

Wine Enthusiast : 93/100 
Wine Spectator : 91/100 
Decanter : 16/20 
Gault & Millau : 17.5/20 
Robert Parker 90/100
Bettane + Desseauve 17,5/20