Selection of the best parcels of Château de Carles (10 ha out of the 20 ha of the estate), certainly the finest and most ambitious wine of Fronsac, making since 2000 equal game with the best classified growths of the slopes of Saint-Émilion.
Bettane & Desseauve : 92-93/100
Galloni (Vinous) : 90-92/100 « The 2020 Haut-Carles is wonderfully fleshy and succulent right out of the gate. Black cherry, mocha, chocolate and spice give this open-knit, racy Fronsac tons of appeal. Dense and creamy, the Haut-Carles has a lot going on. »
Martin (Vinous) : 88-90/100 « The 2020 Haut-Carles has a voluminous and expressive nose, a mixture of red and black fruit mingling with loamy notes and undergrowth. The palate is sweet and fleshy, and slightly honeyed in texture, leading to a plush and heady conclusion. The fruit is attractive and there is a pleasant note of dark chocolate toward the finish »