2017 will remain in the collective memory as associated with spring frost episodes. Nevertheless, on the properties partially or totally spared, it remains partially or totally spared, an interesting vintage qualitatively. First of all, its earliness at bud break and the speed and speed and homogeneity of the flowering, predisposed the vintage to an early cycle and potentially an early maturation. The abundant rainfall at the end of June, shortly before bunch closure, also conditioned a rather large berry size. The veraison before the vine stopped growing; the ripening took full advantage of an overall warmer than average month of August The ripening took full advantage of an August that was warmer than average, but with cool nights to maintain high organic acid and aroma potential.
Accompanying the plant, disturbed in its rhythm, and marvelling at the generosity of what it still offers. Expressions of juicy fruit, a salinity overlain with sweetness, a balance that is our joy as winegrowers.
- Domain Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion
- Vineyard Graves
- Color Red
- Vintage 2017
41% Cabernet Franc
29% Cabernet Sauvignon
- Culture Sustainable agriculture
- Alcohol degrees13°
Eye, bouquet, palate
2024 - 2047