The Bordeaux blend has been copied with considerable success in many other wine regions, the ultimate compliment. The Left Bank of the Gironde River boasts the great Chateaux of the Medoc and Graves, whilst on the Right Bank, Saint Emilion (arguably the most beautiful commune) and Pomerol. Bordeaux is synonymous with the finest quality, predominantly in red wines though great dry whites are made in the Pessac Leognan, and most wine lovers will strive to taste the sweet white wines of Chateau Yquem and its neighbouring Chateau in Sauternes and Barsac.
Baron Carl is one of the five Barons et Baronnes de Rothschild who have been honoured by the Baron Philippe de Rothschild company in this range of labels. Baron Carls wine represents Saint-Emilion with a blend measuring 82% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc and matured in oak. After several years in the bottle, this wine offers a mature drinking experience at a brilliant price!
James Suckling 92-93/100 Wine Spectator 90-93/100 Quarin 15.5/20 Wine Enthusiast 88-90/100 René Gabriel 18/20 Decanter 89/100 Jancis Robinson 16.5/20 Neal Martin 93-95/100 Bettane Desseauve 16/20
Deep glossy appearance, the nose is deep and broody, with peppercorn, earthy, cedar, really classic Pauillac nose, perfumed, polished, silky palate, toasty tannins on the finish, quite muscular, this is going to be a sizeable vintage, doesnt have the density in the mid palate of Latour or Mouton, quite flashy, not as polished as the Pichon Lalande, but its a good Pontet. 92-94/…