Château Carbonnieux Blanc 2014

$38.95
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SKU
3118B-2014

• Domaine: Château Carbonnieux
• Appellation: Pessac-Léognan
• Classification: Pessac-Léognan, Grand Cru Classé
• Origin: Left Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar

Laguna Cellar featuring Château Carbonnieux
Laguna Cellar featuring Château Carbonnieux Château Carbonnieux Blanc 2014

• Domaine: Château Carbonnieux
• Appellation: Pessac-Léognan
• Classification: Grand Vin de Graves
• Origin: Left Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar
• Food Pairings: raw or cooked fish, seafood, foie gras, white meat, exotic dishes, cheese, fruit desserts

Château Carbonnieux white is a legendary wine. The clay–limestone of Garonne gravel found in the Pessac-Léognan Appellation certainly produces the best dry white wines in the Bordeaux region. When young, Carbonnieux white wines are delightfully refreshing and pure with a fruity, floral intensity. When mature they develop hints of dried and candied fruits giving scope for a large range of gastronomic pairings. The batches which will form part of this “cru classé” will be blended so as to induce an excellent complicity between the grape varieties. The chosen Semillon grapes will add structure to the liveliness of the Sauvignon grapes by giving them roundness and volume on the palate.  (Credit: Château Carbonnieux)

Tasting Notes

"The Château Carbonnieux Blanc 2014 has a pretty nose in the making: precise apple blossom and blackcurrant leaf aromas that gently waft from the glass. The palate is crisp on the entry, the acidity not as shrill as some of its peers, thus rendering it a more "languid" Pessac-Léognan. There is already a very elegant, gravelly finish that lingers in the mouth–a very promising Carbonnieux Blanc that may merit a higher score after bottling." - Neal Martin, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (4/29/2015, Issue 218), Ratings: 90-92, Drink: 2018-2032

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