Chateau Cantenac Brown 1996

Vintage
1996
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux,Margaux
Size
750ml
Rating
WA86+,WS85,ST86
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon,Merlot
Limited time offer:
$139.00 $151.00
SKU:
W-106-0133-QT-196
Description

For those who like an affable style of wine that is easy to drink, this offers generous amounts of soft, easygoing blackcurrant fruit, medium body and a soft finish. - Winemaker Notes

The Winery

Today, the Château Cantenac Brown vineyard covers 42 hectares in the south of the Margaux appellation, mainly in the Cantenac commune. Located in the communes of Arsac, Soussans, Margaux, Cantenac and Labarde, the Margaux appellation terroirs are terraced groups of gravel, ensuring good natural drainage. Each terroir is different and produces a unique wine.

The Cantenac Brown soil is typical Medoc gravel. This beautiful, brilliant quartz, formerly called "Medoc diamonds" reflects the sun's rays onto the grapes by day and then releases the heat stored during the day to warm the grapes by night. Cabernets, in particular Cabernet Sauvignons, do well in this soil. They produce fine wines, with an intense bouquet, which are suitable for aging. Merlot, with which they are blended, provides color, richness and smoothness.

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