- Starts:January 21, 2021 10:30 pm
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Online Masterclass. Guests receive a sampler pack of 50ml bottle sizes to taste in class.
About this Event
Included in your registration:
Sample bottles (50ml ea, 1 sample bottle of the producer's different wines to be showcased)
Online Masterclass with the winery spokesperson
Hosted by a Cork & Fork Logan Team Member
20% discount on all featured wines (minimum purchase of 3 bottles)
Access to the online class, password protected (emailed after registration)
Sample pack available for pick up after online event registration
Sample pack available for delivery for $20 within a 10-mile radius
Sample pack available for shipping within the USA for $30 via FedEx
- About the Winery:Chateau Carbonnieux has a long and extensive history in the Bordeaux wine appellation. In fact it’s one of the oldest estates in the entire Bordeaux wine region with a history dating back to the 12th century! The estate takes its name from the Carbonnieu family, who owned the property in 1234. In those days, the vineyard was used to produce wine for Religious purposes.The original chateau was first constructed during the years when the 100 year war was taking place. This is easily noticed when looking at the unique design that includes a myriad of historical features from the time period.
Jumping ahead to the modern era for Chateau Carbonnieux, after World War 2 ended, Chateau Carbonnieux was in poor condition. By that time, only 29 hectares of vines were remaining. The original chateau had been uninhabited since the First World War and was also in bad shape.
The wine making equipment was in even worse condition. After the Perrin family, headed by Marc Perrin, purchased the property, they renovated the entire estate and replanted a large portion of the vineyard. The cellars were renovated in 1990. Today, Chateau Carbonnieux is managed by his two sons Eric Perrin and Philibert Perrin.
Chateau Carbonnieux has nice neighbors. In fact, they are situated close to Chateau Haut Bailly and Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte. The gravel based, Pessac Leognan vineyard of Chateau Carbonnieux is planted to red and white grapes. Interestingly, Chateau Carbonnieux is one of the few Bordeaux vineyards that continue maintaining plantings of all 5 red Bordeaux wine varietals."
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