drink-now2004 Château Brane-Cantenac, Margaux, Bordeaux

Product: 2004-12-00375-00-8003243-6
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Tasted at the Brane-Cantenac vertical at the chteau, the 2004 Brane-Cantenac is a blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. It has an agreeable, classic bouquet with tobacco-infused redcurrant and cranberry fruit that is well-defined and gains intensity in the glass, a distant autumnal woodland scent in the background developing in the glass.

The palate is medium-bodied with fine, supple tannin, a fine line of acidity, the finish moving towards secondary flavors with hints of brown sugar, tobacco and a hint of dried blood. This is a fine Margaux for the vintage and it should offer another decade of pleasure.

Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (December 2016)
Bottle Price 37.5 cl $106.00
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