Château Brane Cantenac, 2ème Cru Classé, Margaux
    Château Brane-Cantenac

    Château Brane Cantenac, 2ème Cru Classé, Margaux,

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    Château Brane Cantenac, 2ème Cru Classé, Margaux, 2012

    Justerini & Brooks Tasting note
    Château Brane Cantenac, 2ème Cru Classé, Margaux, 2012

    One of the few successes from the Margaux UGC. Deep colour, quite perfumed, complex flavours. Ripe, velvety fruit, with a sweet core of pure seductive fruit, It is dark and satisfying with fine extract. It is not the most regal Brane Cantenac, but it is well made and should find favour with its followers.

    Maturity:
    Keep/Drink
    ABV:
    13%
    93-95/100
    Lisa Perrotti-Brown, The Wine Independent
    The 2020 Brane-Cantenac is made from 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot, and 1% Carmenere. Deep garnet-purple colored, it gives up notes of cedar, cinnamon, and sassafras over a core of cassis, lilacs, and garrigue. Medium to full-bodied, it is firm and grainy with just enough freshness, and a bright, shiny finish. This was tasted as a barrel sample.
    Date Reviewed:
    05/2022
    96/100
    Neal Martin, Vinous
    The 2020 Brane-Cantenac was bottled towards the end of July, a little later than usual, partly due to the logistics. It takes time to open in the glass, offering gorgeous blackberry, pencil box and tobacco scents that gain intensity with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine tannins and outstanding delineation. Very cohesive, this is a supremely focused Brane-Cantenac that lives up to the billing after such an impressive showing en primeur. So precise on the finish, with light graphite notes lingering on the aftertaste. Wonderful.
    Date Reviewed:
    02/2023

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    country:
    France
    region:
    Bordeaux
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    Château Brane-Cantenac

    Château Brane-Cantenac

    Belonging to the Lurton family since 1920, Brane Cantenac is a 2ème cru classé, located in the appellation of Margaux. Their 90 hectares of vineyard area are planted on deep gravelly soils giving the wines tremendous aromatic qualitites. Henri Lurton took over from his father in 1992, continuing the tradition of making the wine in the vineyard and vinifying the wine carefully plot by plot.

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