2022 Château Brane-Cantenac Margaux de Brane

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Margaux
Winery Château Brane-Cantenac
Vintage 2022
Grape Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13.5%)
Drink window 2025 - 2034
Available as of Jun 30, 2024
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Brane Cantenac's roots can be traced back to the early 18th century. At the time it was owned by the Gorce family and known as Château Gorce (and for a while as Château Gorce Guy). Today the Château consists of 90 hectares of vineyards in the Margaux appellation. The largest vineyard covers 45 hectares and is located next to the Château on the plateau de Brane. The 2nd vineyard (22 hectares) is located further north near Soussans. The other vineyards are located further south near Arsac. The terroir consists mainly of gravel but to a lesser extent also of sand and clay. This Margaux consists of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Baron de Brane is the second wine from Château Brane Cantenac and this Margaux de Brane is the 3rd wine from Château Brane Cantenac.

Henri Lurton selects the youngest plots of the vineyard for Margaux de Brane. This Baron de Margaux is a silky, fruit-driven wine with impressive roundness and aromas of red fruit, the wine is much more accessible and if the big brother often has to age for years, it is already delicious in its young years. It provides an introduction to the wonders of the Margaux appellation and in particular to Brane's signature style. The 2022 vintage is a blend of 27% Merlot and 28% Cabernet Sauvignon and is one of the best vintages from the estate, but this is widely known about the 2022 vintage. The price quality of this wine is unprecedentedly good.

The climatic conditions were exceptionally favorable for quality in 2022. The winter was mild with little rain. The wine growing season was particularly dry and hot, with lots of summer sun, very little rainfall and several heat waves.
The early start of the harvest is a key feature of the 2022 vintage. However, the harvesting of the grapes, the date of which is determined by their daily tasting as they ripen, took more than a month. The extraction of the small berries was carefully controlled to produce fleshy, dense, extremely long wines with rich, velvety tannins. The terroir of Brane Cantenac ensures that the wines retain their freshness with an excellent balance between alcohol content and pH and the 2022 is one of the estate's best vintages!

FACT: In the 'Attachments' tab you will find the official fact sheet of this beautiful wine. We will send this to you automatically when you order this wine. The wine is stored in our conditioned Wine Warehouse and if you pick up the wine you will often receive a nice discount. You will see your discount immediately when you choose 'Collect' on the checkout page. We are located in Dordrecht with plenty of parking. Click here for our address.

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Available as of Jun 30, 2024
Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Margaux
Winery Château Brane-Cantenac
Grape Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2022
Drinking as of 2025
Drinking till 2034
Alcohol % 13.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Promotion En Primeur
Parker rating 91
James Suckling rating 90
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Tannines
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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