Vintage 2020

Sequoia, Chateau Carbonneau

Product Code: CB03ZZRC

Tasting Notes

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec. Forward and attractive with good fruit. "The grapes were destemmed and crushed before vatting. Cold maceration for a few days to extract both fruit and spices from the skins before fermentation. Fermentation temperatures of about 26-28°C for an optimal natural extraction of tanins and color. Aged for a year in old French oak barrels."

Profile

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
14.5
FRANCE
6
Cork
Chateau Carbonneau
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"The grapes were destemmed and crushed before vatting.
Cold maceration for a few days to extract both fruit and spices from the skins before fermentation. Fermentation temperatures of about 26-28°C for an optimal natural extraction of tanins and color.
Aged for a year in old French oak barrels."			
			
			
			

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            [MediaNotes] => 90 pts Wine Enthusiast, 90 pts J. Suckling

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About this product +

Winemaking >

62% Merlot - 25% Cab. Franc - 13% Cab. Sauvignon, 12 months in 2-8 yr barrels

Awards +

90 pts Wine Enthusiast, 90 pts J. Suckling

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