Château Carbonnieux 2012

Château Carbonnieux (Pessac-Léognan)

RP91WS90RVF15B+D16,5

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The Château Carbonnieux 2012 (£33.90): a red wine from Pessac-Léognan produced by Château Carbonnieux based on the best merlot and cabernet sauvignon from 2012. The Château Carbonnieux 2012 is the ideal red to combine with birds and roast. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4,2 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 91 and wine spectator: 90.

Technical sheet · Château Carbonnieux

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Pessac-Léognan (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Carbonnieux
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP91WS90RVF15B+D16,5
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Pairing: MeatRoastBirds
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Carbonnieux

Château Carbonnieux 2012 (Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

Founded in the thirteenth century by the Benedictine Abbey of the Holy Cross, the Carbonnieux Castle is among the oldest in Bordeaux. In 1956, Marc Perrin acquired the castle becomes the 1959 classified growth in red and white. Today is Eric and Philibert, his grandchildren son who took over after the immense work of his father Antony.

Château Carbonnieux

Founded in the 13th century by the Benedictine monks of Sainte-Croix Abbey, Château Carbonnieux is one of the oldest estates in the Bordeaux region. In 1956, Marc Perrin purchased the château, that became a Cru Classé in 1959, for its red and white wines. Today, Eric and Philibert, his grandsons,...

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4.5/5

Château Carbonnieux 2012

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Posted on at 05.24

3.5/5

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Posted on at 04.56

4/5

Château Carbonnieux Red 2012
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Posted on at 05.03

4/5

The dress is dark, dense enough with purplish red highlights. The nose is open and expressive. The nose reveals toasted notes and red fruit, black cherry. After swirling, spicy and slightly smoky...
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Reviews about Château Carbonnieux 2013

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

The 2013 vintage offers soft tannins, followed by a slight woody, just mastered. It owes its fruity Merlots precisely selected by the famous Denis Dubourdieu.
Carbonnieux have tamed this vintage,...
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Elisabeth Wilshire
Elisabeth Wilshire

4/5

I bought it in the cellar.
Intense red Bordeaux. Smells too much like cedar wood or pine tree. It felt like the typical astringency from Château Carbonnieux.
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Reviews about Château Carbonnieux 2016

Albert Green
Albert Green

4/5

We had it in the restaurant.
Cherry red colour with purple edges. It smells like wild berries. According to my personal opinion, it was quite flat on the palate.
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Reviews about Château Carbonnieux 2015

Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels

4/5

We drank with another couple.
Colour of glacé cherry. To emphasize on this  the smell of coffee. I noticed a smoky flavour.
I would be very happy if I received the Château Carbonnieux as birthday...
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Reviews about Château Carbonnieux 2014

Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels

4/5

The 2014 smells like violets. I liked it because it left my mouth a bit harsh.
One of the wines with more character of Pessac-Léognan.
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