Château La Tour Carnet is a property of Bernard Margrez, the diversity of its terroir and the constant search for perfection make this Haut-Médoc an exceptional wine which was classified as 4th Classified Growth in 1855. It is a of the oldest and most beautiful castle of the High Medoc, built in the 12th century, it is a rider who won this castle in reward for the immense bravery he showed in fighting alongside the lord Jean de Foix. known a long period of scarcity the estate is acquired by Louis Lipschitz, a Gironde owner, it restores the vineyards of the property and replanting all the damaged vineyards, the family will keep the Castle until 1999. Date when Bernard Magrez, also owner of Pape Clement acquires it. The vineyard of 73 hectares of the Castle is located between the municipalities of Saint Laurent du Medoc and Beychevelle. The vines are planted on soils of very diverse compositions of clay, limestone and gravels of Garonne and Pyrenean origins. The Château produces red wines composed of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot, as well as white wines made from Sauvignon, Sauvignon Gris, Semillon and Muscadelle. Château The Carnet tower produces wines with a deep robe and mahogany reflections. The nose is complex with beautiful notes of cassis, cinnamon and wood. On the palate the tannins are thinly coated, balanced. The finish is balanced and generous. The quality of the wines offered by Château La Tour Carnet has only increased and today we can only advise you to accompany your dinners and meals.
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- Haut Médoc - Bordeaux - Red Wine
Château La Tour Carnet 2011 is one of the successes of the 2011 vintage. The team of Bernard Magrez has given the best with this vintage. This wine, composed of 60% Merlot and Cabernets, is a subtle, modern wine with aromas of cocoa, vanilla and black fruit. Of a good length with silky tannins, not too woody, it is a bottle already delicious to drink. It...17/20Parker 90RVF 16/20Hachette ** ♥