Wine "Chateau Tour Leognan" Blanc, Pessac-Leognan AOC, 2007
Reviews of purchase "Chateau Tour Leognan" Blanc, Pessac-Leognan AOC, 2007
Wine of pale lemon yellow.
Wine has a rich fruity flavor with an oily texture, hints of peach, apple and tropical fruit, blending smoothly into the fresh finish.
The pleasant aroma of the wine reveals notes of white and exotic fruits, which harmoniously complements the nuances of toasted buns.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif, goes well with light meals of fish and seafood.
White wine "Château Tour Leognan" - second wine farms Chateau Carbonnieux. Blend wine consists of the dominant varieties of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon small part of the variety grown in the vineyards appellasona Pessac-Leognan, on fine gravel soils. Withstands wine for 9 months in barrels, 25% of which - new. Vintage has a good potential for development - 10 years.
Winery Chateau Carbonier traces its history to 1292. In the last century, in 1956, Marc Perrin acquired the estate and began its restoration and improvement. He began by increasing the area of planting grapes and 45 hectares in 1970, then to 70 hectares in 1980, accounting for almost 92 hectares today. Anthony, his son, built a new winery and cellars adapted to new methods of winemaking. In 1987 he was created appellason Pessac Leognan, which included some of the most famous chateaux of gravel, including Chateau carbon.
According to ancient legend, the monks of the Order of the Holy Cross, who owned an estate in the XVIII century, the French wine sold mistress Ottoman Emperor, and that in this case not to hurt the religious feelings of its high patron, they called him the label "Mineral water from Karbonё." It is said that when the emperor visited his lady, he tasted the wine and puzzled asked her why the French are raising so much noise because of its wine, when they have such a beautiful water?