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Chateau Brane Cantenac Margaux March Arrival 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

"After nearly two decades of mediocre performances, Brane Cantenac has been doing impressive work over the last decade. While the 2010 may not eclipse the 2009 or 2005, it is an exceptional wine from proprietor Henri Lurton. A dense purple color is accompanied by a floral-scented bouquet revealing notes of licorice, graphite and red as well as black currants. Layered, rich and concentrated, this impressively constructed, seamless Margaux has plenty of tannin, but it is buried under the extravagant fruit and glycerin. This rich, pure, authoritative 2010 should drink well young yet keep for 25-30+ years."*-Robert Parker Wine Advocate (93-96 points)**We will notify you on arrival Summer 2013*

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09/17/2012

Leicher Holz-gout, mittelmässig intensiv in der Nase: Typische rote Beeren sind jedoch präsent.


External Reviews for Chateau Brane Cantenac Margaux March Arrival

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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
03/26/2013

With a gorgeously evolved, extremely complex bouquet of forest floor, spring flowers, lead pencil shavings and red and black currants, this full-bodied, dense, ruby/plum/purple-colored wine hits the palate with an opulent, fleshy, full-bodied richness, silky tannins, and a very layered, profoundly concentrated style that is, at the same time, both powerful and sublime. This gorgeous wine from proprietor Henri Lurton will benefit from 3–5 years of cellaring and evolve for 25–30 years.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
11/28/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 2010 - Chateau Cantenac Brown - Frankreich - Region: Bordeaux - Apellation: Bordeaux - Cabernet Sauvignon blend - 750 ml. 94 RP


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
01/13/2015

Very fresh, with a bold display of dark blueberry, loganberry and plum fruit aromas and flavors that push ahead, followed by singed spice, black licorice and toasty vanilla bean notes. Displays a polished feel on the finish, kept honest by a buried charcoal accent. Shows plenty of length for the cellar. Best from 2014 through 2028.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
01/13/2015

The greatest Cantenac Brown I have ever tasted, the 2010 is one for the ages. Dense purple, with an extraordinary nose of sweet forest floor, blackberry jam, pen ink and graphite, this wine soars from the glass, giving it an aromatic dimension and intensity I have never seen from this estate. The tannins are present, as they are in most Cantenac Browns, but the wine’s sweetness, broad, skyscraper-like mouthfeel, dense, purple color and spectacular length (close to a minute) make this a giant classic and a fabulous sleeper of the vintage that still remains under-priced, considering how great its potential may be. This is a wine for those with cold cellars and youthful DNA. It is going to need at least a decade of cellaring and should last for 20–40 years. A classic!


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Wine red 2010 Chateau Cantenac Brown Frankreich Region: Bordeaux Apellation: Bordeaux Cabernet Sauvignon blend 750 ml. 94 RP Free Shipping Insurance


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/15/2014

From a blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc the wine reached 13.5% alcohol which is high for Brane Canenac. With a pH of 3.70 there is no sensation of heat in the wine. The Grand Vin represents 33% of the harvest. The wine opens with a delicate perfume of floral jammy dark berries cassis oak and tobacco scents. Fresh blackberry floral licorice and black cherry flavors round ample tannins and a sweet spicy cassis finish are the hallmarks of this wine. This


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/09/2012

Tasted on three occasions, a blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc, raised in 70% new oak delivering 13.5% alcohol, the Brane-Cantenac 2010 has that trademark, very Pauillac style note, the Cabernet Sauvignon defining the ... Neal Martins Wine Journal. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Brane-Cantenac 750ml


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"After nearly two decades of mediocre performances, Brane Cantenac has been doing impressive work over the last decade. While the 2010 may not eclipse the 2009 or 2005, it is an exceptional wine from proprietor Henri Lurton. A dense purple color is accompanied by a floral-scented bouquet revealing notes of licorice, graphite and red as well as black currants. Layered, rich and concentrated, this impressively constructed, seamless Margaux has plenty of tannin, but it is buried under the extravagant fruit and glycerin. This rich, pure, authoritative 2010 should drink well young yet keep for 25-30+ years."*-Robert Parker Wine Advocate (93-96 points)**We will notify you on arrival Summer 2013*

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