Chateau Carbonnieux - Pessac-Leognan Blanc (Grand Cru Classe de Graves)75cl

Chateau CarbonnieuxSKU: 3475380106005

Sale price€49.90 Regular price€57.38


Winery: Château Carbonnieux

Grape : Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon

Region : France / Bordeaux / Graves / Pesac - Leognan

Style of Wine : Bordeaux White

Alcohol Content : 13%

Food Paring : Raw or cooked fish, seafood, foie gras, white meat, exotic dishes, cheese, fruit desserts…

Description : Château Carbonnieux white is a legendary wine. It is said that in the 18th century it was introduced to the Sultan of Constantinople’s palace because of its clarity and was called “mineral water from Carbonnieux”, thus defying the Islamic law.
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.

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