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Chateau Brane-Cantenac Vertical

Derek - Thu, April 20, 2017

Château Brane-Cantenac

Margaux 2eme Cru

2016

89-93 2025-37

Rich ripe sweet fruit the nose has depth of flavour the palate the sweetness of ripe black cherry and cassis. Fresh fruit in the middle gives balance lifts the flavours with at the back some rich black fruits.

2015

90-93 2024-36

The fruit on the nose is sweet the palate has rich ripe black fruits fleshy in the middle supple with fine tannins. There is underlying freshness a bramble and bilberry mix the finish fine, long with a hint of spicy vanilla.

2014

89 2024-35

The nose is light and fresh the palate starts with cassis and bilberries. Richer in the middle the sweet fruit underpinned by firm tannins and although it opens up on the back palate the finish is fresh.

2005

92 2016-26

The nose is light with a mix of red and black fruits and although the start of the palate has richness the mid palate is lighter and quite fresh. Coffee beans and chocolate give depth at the back the finish rich with sweet concentrated flavours.

2001

89 2017-22

The nose has hints of maturity quite light and fragrant with red fruits on the start of the palate. Richer black fruits in the middle but at the back it is the red fruits that dominate lighter leafy, fresher with good length of flavour.

2000

92 2017-24

Depth of fruit on the nose the palate has fleshy richness a mix of ripe black fruits. The tannins are fine and integrated the fruit at the back ripe the finish has the richness of black cherry and cassis.

1983

92 2017-22

Fragrant leafy the nose has charm the palate a bramble and blueberry mix. The start of the palate is fresh but it fills out in the middle with cassis and cherry and the finish has the leafy nutty fragrance of maturity with flavours that linger. There is still a remarkable youthfulness.

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