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2005 Château La Tour Carnet, Haut-Médoc

2005 Château La Tour Carnet, Haut-Médoc

Ref: BORD0532
Red  |  Still  |  14% ABV


One of the oldest buildings in the Médoc, parts of the chateau of La Tour Carnet were a fortress occupied by by the English in the 12th century. When Bordeaux returned to French rule La Tour Carnet (called Chateau de St. Laurent at the time) fell into ruin and passed through the hands of a succession of owners before being bought by the Leutken family, who owned it for a substantial period of time. La Tour Carnet is currently owned by Bernard Magrez, who also owns Château Pape-Clément in Pessac-Léognan. Since acquiring the property in 1999, Magrez has more than quadrupled the area of vineyards here.

Case of 12 Bottles
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Wine Details
Wine Details
AppellationAppellation: Haut-Médoc
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Bordeaux
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 14%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2016-2027
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"The 2005 La Tour Carnet is a delicious, affordable wine off the list with lovely early tertiary notes and more than enough fruit to drink well for at least another handful of years. This is a brilliant showing." Antonio Galloni

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


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Most red wines are dry and therefore are indicated with a 1. The sweetness becomes more relevant with white wines, sparkling wines and pudding/dessert wines such as Sauternes and Tokaji.


Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information


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