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Dense ruby/purple colour. Notes of licorice, camphor and some toast as well as lots of black currant and blueberry fruit. It is medium to full-bodied, with attractive sweetness of tannin, good acidity, excellent delineation to its component parts and has a full-bodied, impressively long finish.Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.
La Tour Carnet has had several illustrious owners, including the family of Michel de Montaigne, one of the greatest French philosophers and twice-elected Mayor of Bordeaux. The vineyard of Château La Tour Carnet was planted there in 1407.
First sorting in the vineyard. Manual sorting in a vibrating table before and after destemming.
Fermentation in wooden vats and small capacity concrete tanks. Cold pre-fermentation maceration (8°C). Manual punching down. Alcoholic fermentation at low temperature (28°C). Maceration for 25 - 35 days.
18 months in oak barrels, with 30% new oak.
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot