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Château Carbonnieux

Château Carbonnieux

There's no need to present the splendid Château Carbonnieux, the emblematic property of the Bordeaux vineyard, where vines have been present since the 13th century. The first owners were the Benedictine monks of the Sainte-Croix Abbey in Bordeaux, and even back then they were instrumental in making the white and red wines of Château known in foreign countries.  Read more

Château Carbonnieux

Classified as red and white in the 1953 Graves classification, it has belonged to the Perrin family since 1956, with Eric and his brother Philibert Perrin being the fourth generation. With passion, they contribute to making Château Carbonnieux shine, whose great terroir is conducive to giving birth to great red and white wines. 

The Château Carbonnieux reigns over a 92-hectare vineyard planted on gravel with clay and clay-limestone subsoils.the red grape varieties (50 ha) are 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. The grand vin is aged for 15 to 18 months in French oak barrels, 30% of which are new. La Croix de Carbonnieux is the Second vin rouge. 

- The white grape varieties (42 ha) are 65% Sauvignon blanc and 35% Sémillon. The grand vin blanc is aged for 10 to 12 months in French oak barrels, 25% of which are new. La Croix de Carbonnieux is the Second vin blanc. 

The wines of Château Carbonnieux are renowned for their harmony, balance and ageing potential. The reds offer silky tannins and allow the fruit to express itself, and what can we say about the whites which are beautifully fresh and present an intense aromatic framework, ranking among the best in the appellation.