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Château Carignan
Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux - Red

  • 45 hectare
  • The vines lie on south facing clayey-limestone hillsides covered with stony gravel.
  • Mechanical harvest
  • Aged in oak barrels between 8 and 12 months
  • Between 16 and 18 , best to be consumed 5 to 10 years
  • N.A.
  • 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet-Franc
  • 30 to 35 years
  • Selected plots of vines, malo-lactic fermentation
  • 140,000 bottles per year
  • deal with hot entries, red meat, stews and cheese platters.

Tasting notes

Intense dark red colour. The nose is complex with a wide range of aromas. Long and fleshy with a concentrated tannic struture, flavours of black fruit, cassis, blackberries, cocao and spices. Well balanced palate.

Awards

Château Carignan 2008

Médaille d'Or Concours de Bordeaux - Vins d'Aquitaine 2011.

Trophey Coup de Coeur

86/100 Wine Spectator, James Molesworth
Forward, mulled plum, lots of fresh tobacco and grilled herb notes, backed by a firm-edged finish.

84/100 Grand Jury European

16,5/20 Jancis Robinson

Château Carignan 2009

Médaille d'Or Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012.

Silver medal in the competiton Concours des Féminalise in 2012.

88-90/100 Le Figaro Club Vin in 2010

86-89/100 Wine Spectator in 2010

87-100 Robert parker Wine Advocate:
Carignan displays lots of colour, good, sweet black currant and black cherry fruit, medium body, silky tannins and low acidity. It is lush, sexy, and everything an inexpensive Bordeaux should be.

86/100 Grand Jury European in 2010

83-85/100 Wine Journal in 2010

15,5/20 Jancis Robinson

Château Carignan 2010

Médaille d'Argent Concours de Bordeaux - Vins d'Aquitaine 2013.

Château Carignan 2012

86-87 James Suckling
Frseh and clean with a blueberry and light herb character. Medium bodiy with light tannins and a fresh finish.

15,5/20 Jancis Robinson
Deep black cherry. Cedar and cassis lively on the nose. Pretty herbaceous on the palate but the tannins have been well handled and show no greeness. Rounded fine tannins

Owner :
Château Carignan
Terroir et Tradition SA
Phone :
05 56 21 21 30
Manager :
N.A.
Fax / Cell phone :
05 56 78 36 65 / N.A.
Address :
60, Allée des Châteaux
33360 Carignan de Bordeaux
Wine tourism :
N.A.
E-mail :
contact@chateau-carignan.com
Website :
www.chateau-carignan.fr
Facebook Webshop :
www.chateau-carignan.com

Buy this wine online

Merchants Vintage Price  
Château Carignan 2011 9 €
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