Chateau de Carles Haut-Carles (Futures Pre-sale) 2011

Bordeaux Red Blends from Fronsac, Bordeaux, France

Pre-sale:
ships at a later date
Price: $27.99
Item No. 117460
  • RP91

Critical Acclaim

"A blockbuster, super-duper Fronsac, the 2011 Haut-Carles reveals an inky/purple color along with exceptional blueberry, blackberry, acacia flower, licorice and camphor notes. Concentrated, full-bodied and rich, it is one of the superstars of the vintage in Fronsac. From proprietors Constance and Stephane Droulers, this beauty merits serious consumer interest. It will benefit from 1-2 years of bottle age and drink well for 10-15+ years. It is a sleeper of the vintage. Bravo!"
91 Points

Learn About Fronsac

(frahn-sak, can-nohn frahn-sak) These two regions of the right bank are northwest of St-Émilion and Pomerol. Canon-Fronsac is located within Fronsac. The wines are quite similar, with Canon-Fronsac having a slightly different soil than Fronsac. They are another example of good-value Bordeaux, benefiting from close proximity to the river and good soils similar to their southern...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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