The name Carbonnieux is said to come from a family called "Carbonius" or Carbonnieu who cleared and cultivated land near Léognan at the beginning of the 13th century. The name Ramon Carbonnieu, the owner of vines at Léognan in 1234, is indeed mentioned in the archives of Bordeaux. In 1956, Marc Perrin acquired the castle which became classified in 1959 in Red and White. Today, Eric and Philibert, his grandsons who took over to follow up their work Antony.
Chemin de Peyssardet 33850 Léognan-France
Chateau Carbonnieux is one of Bordeaux’s oldest estates with origins dating back at least to the 12th century. It takes its name from the Carbonnieux family who owned the property in 1234 and used to produce wine for religious services. Today it is also one of Pessac-Leognan’s largest estates with some 92 hectares of vineyards evenly split between black and white grape varieties.