La Croix de Carbonnieux Rouge 2016 is the second wine of Château Carbonnieux, Cru Classé Graves.
A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot Lush blackberries, touch of cloves and sweet smoke. A classy red wine that belies the talent of the Château Carbonnieux team. Silky smooth tannins and perfect with Peranakan food.
La Croix de Carbonnieux wines are a tribute to the Benedictine monks from the Sainte Croix Abbey in Bordeaux who owned the property in the 13th and 18th centuries.
The monks, great wine-makers gave Carbonnieux its international reputation and a push towards modernity.
Their emblem, the “S” around the Sainte Croix, punctuates the Château landscape in various places and seals on the bottles the trace of their passing in the long history of the estate.
Crafted from selections of Château Carbonnieux Cru Classé, the red and white wines from La Croix de Carbonnieux are very appreciated second wines made with all the care devoted to a grand cru.