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Château Brane-Cantenac - Margaux - Margaux de Brane - Rouge - 2016


  • Country / Region: Bordeaux
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Name: AOP Margaux
  • Grape variety: 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot
  • Alcohol: 13 vol.
  • Color: Red
  • Capacity: 75 cl


Estate rated 2 stars in the Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France 2022 (RVF) Estate rated 4 stars in the Guide Bettane + Desseauve 2022 Wine rated 93/100 by our Selection Committee!

Wine: Immediatly seductive the 2016 Margaux de Brane displays a nice aromatic finesse and a lovely textural texture dominated by black fruit notes. The palate is velvety and smooth, with notes of citrus and spices on the finish. This is a very high-level, incredibly balanced Margaux wine.

Vinification: Hand harvested. Gentle extraction by punching down, vinification in stainless steel and concrete vats. Aged for 12 months in barrels for 3/4 new and 1/4 of a wine.

Color: Deep garnet color.

Nose: Of great finesse on notes of black fruits.

Palate: Delightful and velvety, this wine delights us with its smoothness, its nice texture, its fruit subtly underlined by a fine wood, its notes of citron and spices on the finish.

Temperature: To be served between 16 and 18°C.

Food and wine pairing: Beef fillet, tandoori lamb brochettes, entrecote à la bordelaise.

Cellar aging: From now until 2026

Thanks to the vision, passion and expertise of Henri Lurton, who manages the estate with panache and talent, the Château Brane-Cantenac has become one of the most sought-after Grands Crus Classés (Classified Growth) of Margaux. The vineyard masters each vintage with unfailing regularity. Here, the finesse and delicacy of the Margaux terroir is never hidden between a too overpowering texture. The wines are elegant and refined, an ode to this exceptional winemaking region.