Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion SKU: IFCCHBP15

Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

R 4,943.00

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The 2016 Les Carmes Haut-Brion is undeniably a standout wine of the vintage, showcasing breathtaking beauty and exceptional quality. From the moment it is poured, the wine captivates with its incredible aromatic and flavor intensity. Notes of red cherry jam, wild flowers, mint, blood orange, and sage are just a few of the many complex and enticing elements that unfold. The wine offers a truly captivating experience for the senses. Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion boasts a 25.5-hectare vineyard, with 6.4 hectares dedicated to the esteemed Grand Vin. The vines, averaging 41 years in age, thrive in Mindel gravel over a clay-limestone substrate, imparting unique character to the wines. Meticulous hand-picking ensures the selection of top-quality grapes, which undergo a controlled vinification process in various vats. The wine matures for 24 months, with partial malolactic fermentation in barrels. Noteworthy techniques include whole bunch fermentation and cap punching. ABV 13.5%