Château La Tour Carnet

Haut-Médoc Red Bordeaux Blend

9.0262 ratings
8.831 pro ratings
Haut-Médoc, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
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Daniel P. Drake

Tonight's wine is the 2010 Château La Tour Carnet Haut-Mèdoc. 60% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot.

The nose gives us black cherry, blueberry, black raspberry, black currant, chocolate, pencil shavings, black pepper and dry soil.

On the palate there is black cherry, plum, blackberry, anise, black currant, violet, vanilla, graphite and earth.

This wine is medium to full bodied that is smooth with medium + acidity and medium + fine sweet tannins that leads to a long pleasing finish. The beginning of the work week is about to start and we need to think about being safe. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷

Tonight's wine is the 2010 Château La Tour Carnet Haut-Mèdoc. 60% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot.

The nose gives us black cherry, blueberry, black raspberry, black currant, chocolate, pencil shavings, black pepper and dry soil.

On the palate there is black cherry, plum, blackberry, anise, black currant, violet, vanilla, graphite and earth.

This wine is medium to full bodied that is smooth with medium + acidity and medium + fine sweet tannins that leads to a long pleasing finish. The beginning of the work week is about to start and we need to think about being safe. Nostrovia! 🍷🍷🍷🍷

Jun 4th, 2018
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8.9

Bernard Magrez's La Tour Carnet is terrific. Dark cherry, smoke, licorice, French oak, and tobacco give the 2015 its brooding personality. In this vintage, La Tour Carnet is a bit restrained, and yet all the elements come together nicely. One of Bordeaux's hidden gems, La Tour Carnet ages beautifully and delivers serious quality for the money. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Feb 2018)

Bernard Magrez's La Tour Carnet is terrific. Dark cherry, smoke, licorice, French oak, and tobacco give the 2015 its brooding personality. In this vintage, La Tour Carnet is a bit restrained, and yet all the elements come together nicely. One of Bordeaux's hidden gems, La Tour Carnet ages beautifully and delivers serious quality for the money. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Feb 2018)

Mar 5th, 2018
Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage 2002

Vintage 2002

Dec 26th, 2017
Lori Sullivan

Very good Bordeaux blend under $50.

Very good Bordeaux blend under $50.

Oct 19th, 2017
Allison Lyzenga

Deep ruby; medium intensity aromas of blackberry, black currant leaf, plum, forest floor, cocoa powder; dry, medium plus acid, medium plus tannins, medium alcohol, medium plus body, medium intensity aromas of blackberry, black plum, black currant leaf, mulch

Deep ruby; medium intensity aromas of blackberry, black currant leaf, plum, forest floor, cocoa powder; dry, medium plus acid, medium plus tannins, medium alcohol, medium plus body, medium intensity aromas of blackberry, black plum, black currant leaf, mulch

Sep 20th, 2017
Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage 2003 - The complex smell is a clear benefit of this wine. Pencil shaving, cherries, plums as well as chocolate. Leather also. One could persist only smelling the wine, on the tongue it has quailities as well. A clearly sweet touch - 2003 is rich! - with red fruit, good acidity. It made me very happy. Partnered it with a rumpsteak and mushrooms.

Vintage 2003 - The complex smell is a clear benefit of this wine. Pencil shaving, cherries, plums as well as chocolate. Leather also. One could persist only smelling the wine, on the tongue it has quailities as well. A clearly sweet touch - 2003 is rich! - with red fruit, good acidity. It made me very happy. Partnered it with a rumpsteak and mushrooms.

Sep 10th, 2017
Peter Zandbergen

Peter had this 2 years ago

Peter had this 2 years ago

2 people found it helpfulJun 18th, 2016
Paul Mawdsley

Deep ruby
Slight olive aroma.
Black cherry, prune, fig --RIPE
Grippy tannins all around with acid keeping in check. Round mouthfeel- stronger than the other Bordeauxs in the flight but same placement and feeling.
Black cherry/plum retro.
Needs food.

Deep ruby
Slight olive aroma.
Black cherry, prune, fig --RIPE
Grippy tannins all around with acid keeping in check. Round mouthfeel- stronger than the other Bordeauxs in the flight but same placement and feeling.
Black cherry/plum retro.
Needs food.

2 people found it helpfulMar 11th, 2016
Sylvain Rhainds

2000! Super Bordeaux dans son peak! Un plaisir de boire ce vin!

2000! Super Bordeaux dans son peak! Un plaisir de boire ce vin!

1 person found it helpfulJan 7th, 2018
Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage 2004 - á Point, leather, plums and lots of chocolate

Vintage 2004 - á Point, leather, plums and lots of chocolate

1 person found it helpfulOct 15th, 2016