2019 Carbonnieux, 12x750ml

2019 Carbonnieux, 12x750ml

2019 Carbonnieux

Availability: En Primeur

Case size: 12 / Bottle size: 750ml

Duty Status
£265.00

( available)

Critics Score: 92-94

Publication: Neal Martin, Vinous

Drinking Dates: 2023-2040

The 2019 Carbonnieux was picked 18 September to 10 October at 45hl/ha, matured in 40% new oak. It has an expressive bouquet with lively blackberry, bilberry and brown spices, all well defined and "natural". The palate is silky smooth on the entry with plush black fruit laced with black pepper and allspice, a touch of clove towards the seductive finish. This is a more sensual Carbonnieux than I am accustomed to. Maybe I hope it will develop more grip, but it certainly will appeal to those seeking a plush Pessac-Léognan. I wonder about its longevity vis-a-vis its peers. Tasted three times, later samples showing a little more charm and flesh.
2019 Carbonnieux