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Château Cantemerle Red Bordeaux Blend Haut-Médoc 1996

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Château Cantemerle:
The winery of Chateau Cantemerle Lining a majestic courtyard, its beautiful neo-Classical architecture bears witness to the high esteem in which wine has been held by the successive owners of Cantemerle. These lovely buildings, in perfect harmony with the rest of the estate, nonetheless contain state-of-the-art technology. They are home to three temperature-controlled vat rooms with a total ca... Read more
The winery of Chateau Cantemerle Lining a majestic courtyard, its beautiful neo-Classical architecture bears witness to the high esteem in which wine has been held by the successive owners of Cantemerle. These lovely buildings, in perfect harmony with the rest of the estate, nonetheless contain state-of-the-art technology. They are home to three temperature-controlled vat rooms with a total capacity of 8000 hl, a wooden vat room of 3400 hl for old vines, a 2200-hl stainless steel vat room mainly used for young vines, and a 2400-hl cement vat used for blending. The adjoining cellars ,all air-conditioned, are home to 2000 barrels. Read less

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05/09/2009

Wonderful. Opened slightly leathery, but the fruit showed up after about a half hour in the decanter. Held its ground through dinner (roast beef.) Red berry fruit up front, some darker berry on mid-palate. Leather, brown spice and cedar running alongside.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/04/2011

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1996 Cantemerle 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/26/2010

The best Cantemerle in years, beautiful and rich, with a wonderful core of fruit. Pretty plum and berry aromas, with hints of tobacco and chocolate, lead to a full-bodied wine with loads of chocolate and berry character. Long, long aftertaste... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1996 Cantemerle 750ml



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