Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion
Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion holds the prestigious status of Pessac-Léognan, a superior appellation recognized for its meticulous standards. Its peers in this exalted classification include the iconic Chateau Haut-Brion and Domaine de Chevalier.
- 100 point scores: 2010, 2015
- Most popular for its complex, terroir-driven profile.
- Highest achievement: Featured in the French President's official wine cellar.
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
Owned by Didier Furt and helmed by winemaker Guillaume Pouthier, the estate is a masterclass in blending tradition and innovation. Furt's acumen in real estate and love for Bordeaux wines drove him to acquire this gem. Pouthier brings his experience from Chapoutier, a name that needs no introduction, to elevate the winemaking process.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
The vineyard's calcareous soil and unique climate conditions contribute to the wine's structure and depth. Only 19.5 hectares of vineyards exist, making each bottle a scarce treasure. Comprising a balanced blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine showcases a rich and complex palette.
Aging & Investment Value
A robust aging potential sets Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion as a prime candidate for long-term investment. The strong secondary market presence and consistent price appreciation validate it as a smart addition to any serious collection.