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2016 Château Brane Cantenac


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Margaux (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château Brane-Cantenac
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
The 2016 Château Brane Cantenac ($90.85) of Château Brane-Cantenac: a red wine from Margaux made of merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2016 and presents an alcohol content of 13%. The 2016 Château Brane Cantenac is the ideal red to combine with cheese and appetizers. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points and with the following scores: robert parker: 96-98 and wine spectator: 92.

Description of 2016 Château Brane Cantenac

2016 Château Brane Cantenac (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)


  • View: dark red, almost black.
  • Nose: tea, plum, oak, mocha, graphite, fruit, cedar, leather, berries, snuff, cherry, fruits, blueberries, raspberries, wood.
  • Mouth: good acidity, deep mouth, wide, perfectly mature and refined, fleshy tannins, an endless length.


VINEYARD: 75 hectares located on the plateau of Cantenac.

GRAPES: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot 27%, Cabernet Franc 2%, 1% Carmenere.

AGEING: 18 months in French oak barrels, 75% new.

PREPARATION: 21 to 28 days of maceration and fermentation at a controlled temperature.

PAIRING: hearty dishes like casseroles or cooked and game meats such as wild boar or deer.



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The Winery

Château Brane-Cantenac

Château Brane-Cantenac

As a living, constantly evolving product, a great wine requires attention, patience and a certain degree of experience. Since 1992, Henri Lurton has made it his aim to produce each year the best wine possible while remaining faithful to the outstanding, historic terroir of Brane. Since 1997, a new, spacious vat cellar, modern wine-making techniques and a new team have enabled him to rise to this challenge.

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Reviews of 2016 Château Brane Cantenac


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La :, weather - a watered winter allowing reconsitution groundwater, - a soft, damp spring - ideal weather during flowering - a very marked water deficit during the summer: 22 mm of rain between 19/06 and 12/09, - a sunny, dry weather at harvest - a climate balance (sum of temperatures, rainfall) like the one at 2010, a grapevine :, - a very strong pressure to mildew spring, perfectly mastered in organic and biodynamic - high water stress in July and August penalizing young vines and poorly rooted feet - old vines benefiting from the extra water supply to severe solds clay of the fourth and the third terrace, - a separate harvest complants aged under 10 years and the most puny feet - perfect health at the end of the beginning of the harvest - a gathering that lasted one month to the rhythm of my turing slow the grapes, the winery :, -. Merlots requiring removal by optical sorting scalded and candied berries (from 3.5 to 7% of the weight of the harvest) - superb quality of Cabernet Sauvignon combines perfectly ripe and rich in polyphenols - the commissioning of a new mechanical pigeur improving soft tannin extraction, - the fermenting musts and wines after MLF extremely aromatic, - 90 different drop batches and 75 batches Press - Aging: 3/4 1/4 new barrels and barrels of wine,,,
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Brane Cantenac Margaux 2016

Reviews of other vintages of 2016 Château Brane Cantenac201320152014


The 2013 vintage will be predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon (68%) of their ripeness. A fruity nose for a smooth attack, Brane-Cantenac 2013, expressed in length. A structured wine that will improve with breeding.

Drink or keep: 2016-2025
PAIRING: Guinea fowl or partridge roasted with sweet spices
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I had it with a birthday cake. Someone let me try it.
Very dark Bordeaux colour. Aromas of toffee. Toffee and coffee flavours.
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Red almost purple. Sensual aromas of cherries. Very clear taste of raspberries.
We had it with a deer stew.
I took it with a connoisseur of wines.
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