Le C des Carmes Haut Brion 2017 – Pessac-Leognan

Le C des Carmes Haut Brion 2017 – Pessac-Leognan

(54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Petit Verdot, 45% Merlot) The nose is fruity, aromatic and offers a fine intensity as well as concentration. It reveals notes of crushed blackberry, juicy red berries and small notes of berries, violet associated with small hints of lily, fine touches of mocha, spices, a hint of graphite as well as fine/discreet hints of Sichuan pepper, spices and a very discreet/imperceptible toasted hint (in the background). The palate is well-balanced, very slightly tight, precise and offers a beautiful freshness, a good definition, a beautiful finesse, a very fine unctuosity, a beautiful juiciness, a beautiful freshness, a beautiful grain as well as a good structure. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry, cassis and small touches of black cherry, crunchy/fresh red berries associated with fine touches of toasted oak, cocoa/tonka bean, a very fine touch of fleshy/juicy blueberry (in the background) as well as a subtle hint of cardamom and tea. Tannins are fine and slightly grainy. There is a hint of cocoa on the persistence/aftertaste (give gourmandize).

Note (Score): 16+/20

Note (Score): 92-93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)