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Chateau Brane-Cantenac - Margaux 2017 (750ml)

 
WE
94-96
WA
92
DE
93
JD
89-92
JS
94

Price: $95.00

In Mixed Case: $85.50

Producer Chateau Brane-Cantenac
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Subregion Margaux
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc Petit Verdot
Vintage 2017
Sku 210000020382
Size 750ml

James Suckling: 94 Points

A tight, focused center palate to this red with blackberries, dark chocolate, hazelnuts and smoke. Medium to full body, polished tannins and a juicy, lightly chewy mouthfeel. A blend of 74% cabernet sauvignon, 21% merlot, 4% cabernet franc and 1% petit verdot. Try after 2022.

Wine Enthusiast: 94-96 Points

While the wood flavors are palpable in this wine, so are the firm tannins and dense black fruit. These elements suggest a wine that will have power and great concentration while also generous blackberry fruits. Drink from 2024.

Decanter Magazine: 93 Points

Dark cassis fruit notes run right through the body of the wine, the oak slightly overpowering on the attack but brought perfectly back into balance by the time you are halfway through. It's enjoyable and confident, there is plenty of character, and it stretches out nicely through the palate, maintaining interest. Accomplished winemaking.

Wine Advocate: 92 Points

Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2017 Brane-Cantenac starts off a tad restrained and reluctant to show, opening out to notes of baked blackberries, plum preserves and crème de cassis with hints of cigar box and tar. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is wearing a lot of muscular fruit with firm, grainy tannins and plenty of freshness, finishing with great length. Needs time! Rating: 92+

Jeb Dunnuck: 89-92 Points

The 2017 Château Brane-Cantenac should be a terrific wine and offers a medium-bodied, nicely concentrated, silky, elegant style. Loads of black raspberries, cedar pencil, and dried flower notes as well as sweet fruit, ripe tannin, and a complex, layered texture make for a classic Margaux that’s going to drink nicely for two decades.

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