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Château La Tour Carnet 4ème Grand Cru Classé  2011 - Lot of 3 Bottles

Château La Tour Carnet 4ème Grand Cru Classé 2011

A Haut-Médoc cru classé belonging to Bernard Magrez; full bodied, rich and well structured, requiring several years of ageing. Leave for at least 5 years before tasting with a special meat dish.

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Lot Description: Château La Tour Carnet 4ème Grand Cru Classé 2011

Lot description

  • Quantity 3 Bottles
  • Level:3 into-neck
  • Label: 3 very slightly marked label, 2 traces of cutter, 1 very slightly scuffed label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Haut Médoc
  • Classification: 4ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Bernard Magrez
  • Vintage: 2011
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 1% Petit verdot
  • Peak: Drink until 2020
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 43
  • Volume: 180000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • La Tour Carnet produces a concentrated, direct red wine which benefits from the experience of Bernard Magrez's teams. A great cru classé, good for keeping for 10-20 years.

    A fine property with a medieval castle, tower, moat and drawbridge, Château La Tour Carnet has a single block of vines planted on clay-marly soil which was almost entirely replanted in the 1960s. This Haut-Médoc classified fourth growth is now owned by Bernard Magrez, who has undertaken significant investments and considerably developed the wine.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

90/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
87-90/100Wine Spectator
16/20Bettane & Desseauve
14,5/20Jancis Robinson
87/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink until 2020