Carbonnieux: Appellation d'origine contrôlée and Grand cru classé of Pessac Leognan
The wines of Chateau Carbonnieux
Chateau Carbonnieux is a Grand Cru Classé of the Pessac Leognan appellation (from the 1959Graves classification) that has belonged to the Perrin family since 1956. Located 7 kilometres in the south of Bordeaux on the left bank of the Garonne, it covers 92 hectares of vines of which half is planted in white Bordeaux varietals. The soil consists of graves combined with clay-limestone and the vines are grown in lutte raisonnée (with more reasonable approach of chemical use).