Chateau Cantenac Brown

Chateau Cantenac Brown

Cantenac-Brown, a 3ème Cru Classé estate, is located in the Haut-Medoc wine appellation on the western extremes of the Margaux appellation.

As with so many Bordeaux estates, the tale of the last 120 years focuses on early years of problems, caused by both vineyard diseases and economic depradations, followed by recent revival once the property has been bought by someone with the means to invest properly in its future.

The revitalisation of Cantenac-Brown only really looked a realistic possibility with its acquisition in by AXA Millésimes in 1989. The AXA team, led at that time by the since semi-retired Jean-Michel Cazes, with the help of Daniel Llose and under the direction of Christian Seely, began to turn the estate around. The team had a history of success in Bordeaux, not least at Lynch-Bages but at other estates such as Pichon-Baron, Suduiraut and Quinta do Noval. 

Cantenac Brown has 42 hectares of vineyards - 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc.

Cantenac Brown is typically Margaux in character - fragrant and perfumed on the nose and medium bodied and harmonious on the palate, with soft cassis-scented fruits and a lingering finish.

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Wines sold "In Bond" (including BBX) or “En Primeur” are not available for immediate delivery and storage charges may apply.

Duty and VAT must be paid separately before delivery can take place.

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2009 Ch. Cantenac-Brown, Margaux
Red
2009
Ready, but will keep
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2015 Ch. Cantenac-Brown, Margaux, Bordeaux
Red
2015
For laying down
Medium Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2010 Ch. Cantenac-Brown, Margaux
Red
2010
For laying down
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2017 Ch. Cantenac-Brown, Margaux
Red
2017
For laying down
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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