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Chateau Brane-Cantenac, Margaux, Bordeaux, 2009

Chateau Brane-Cantenac

Score

86
  • Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Drink: 2015 - 2030

Manufacturer:

Chateau Brane-Cantenac

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Medoc crus classes 2009

Reserved nose, black cherries and plums. Plump, rounded, and fleshy, with plenty of oak and a good tannic structure, but there’s a slight and disconcerting herbaceous tone too. There’s something gawky here, and it’s not clear that it will harmonise with more time. And the finish is a bit dry. Moderate length.

Alun Griffiths

Tasting: Medoc crus classes 2009

Muted nose, quite closed, slightly lean red fruit aromas. Lacking weight and concentration on the palate, quite elegant but not really very profound.

Steven Spurrier

Tasting: Medoc crus classes 2009

Very good natural concentration of fruit with lifted spice and elegance over the richness, perhaps a certain leanness on the finish, but this firmness and grip is refreshing and adds lift and length. Good future, but will always have more length than charm.

Details

Wine name: Chateau Brane-Cantenac
Wine classification: 2CC
Wine alcohol content: 13.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2009
Price: £71.00
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Subregion: Margaux

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