Château Cantenac Brown 2011

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Château Cantenac Brown 2011

Bordeaux
Margaux Troisième grand cru classé Red | 13°

Ref : 464438

52.00 52, 00

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 69.30 € / liter

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  • Keeping level 2021
  • Service temperature 18°
  • Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon
    Merlot
    Cabernet Franc

Our food and wine pairings

  • Game
  • Red meats
  • Strong cheese

Our oenologists' opinion

Powerful bouquet

Its brick color with black tints offer a frank nose of sweet pepper, leather and cocoa notes. On the palate, this wine presents a good balance, vinous and full-bodied. Finale frank on animal notes and roasting.

Robe
Brick Red

Features

Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.

Do you know ?

The A.O.C. Margaux totals the highest number of classified Medoc Cru with 21 castles.

 

Domain and appellation

  • Château Cantenac Brown

    Founded in the early 19th century by John Lewis Brown, the area is known for its elegant English Renaissance style castle. This AOC Margaux Grand Cru is ranked 3rd in the official classification of Bordeaux wines of 1855.
     
    • Terroir: This area of 42 hectares, mainly located in the commune of Cantenac, is based on soils made of shiny quartz allowing natural drainage.

     

    • Viticulture: The vineyard is worked in « lutte raisonnée »

     

    • Vinification: The fermentation and aging takes place in oak barrels. Aging lasts 15 to 18 months. 
  • Main grape
    Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
  • Grapes
    • Cabernet Sauvignon : 65%
    • Merlot : 30%
    • Cabernet Franc : 5%

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