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Brane Cantenac 1995

Grape VarietyCabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Bordeaux1995Brane Cantenac

Damaged OWC, good levels, no labels

BT 1 \ 1022850.00
1293 NM2272.22222133333393.0093.00Brane Cantenac0.7510
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Tasting Notes

Tasted at the Brane-Cantenac vertical at the ch√Ęteau, the 1995 Brane-Cantenac is a blend of 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc. It has retained that lovely bouquet of raspberry coulis, strawberry, leather and a touch of iodine - clearly the best aromatics of the nineties. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grain tannin, though not as grippy as previous bottles, the tannins having melted in recent years. There is something almost Asian about the finish - hints of hoisin lining the finish plus a tingle of Shezhuan pepper on the aftertaste. Probably at its peak, I would aver that this was Henri Lurton's first bonafide success at Brane-Cantenac after taking over at the beginning of the decade. Tasted March 2016.

Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (228), December 2016
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