2016 Carbonnieux Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

JS 95 WE 95 DC 93 JL 92 WS 92 JD 91 WA 91
JS 95

jamessuckling.com, April 2017

(JS94-95 points) Big and juicy red with lots of fruit and tannins yet it’s not overdone. Full-bodied, chewy and intense. Lots of potential here. Better than the 2015?
WE 95

Wine Enthusiast, May 2019

Packed with young tannins, this wine shows the structure of the vintage as well as its fresh and perfumed fruit. The combination will develop to produce a restrained and elegant wine. Drink from 2025.
DC 93

Decanter, April 2021

While the whites of this estate have long enjoyed a fine reputation, the reds have become consistent in quality more recently. This is a powerful vintage, with still unresolved tannin, jammy ripe black and red fruit...
JL 92

TheWineCellarInsider.com, February 2019

This is another Pessac Leognan that took a giant leap forward during the barrel aging process. The nose combines smoky fruits, flowers, earth and tobacco leaf. Medium bodied and elegant, the wine is already easy to drink...
WS 92

Wine Spectator, March 2019

Well-built, with a core of dense plum paste, raspberry reduction and melted red licorice notes framed by roasted apple wood accents and backed by juicy, brambly grip on the finish. Youthfully vibrant and should cellar...
JD 91

jebdunnuck.com, February 2019

Notes of red and black currants, truffles, smoked earth, and graphite emerge from the 2016 Château Carbonnieux. Medium-bodied, ripe, with present tannins and good acidity, it has an old-school vibe and is classic Graves...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2018

Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 Carbonnieux reveals warm black and red plums, blackcurrants and cigar box scents with a waft of crushed rocks. Medium-bodied, fine-grained and with great freshness, it delivers a...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pessac Leognan
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork