Brane-Cantenac is a very old estate in theMargaux appellation. Baron de Brane's wines have been renowned throughout the Médoc for centuries. The Lurton family has managed Château Brane-Cantenac for three generations. François Lurton had to sell part of his shareholding in Château Margaux. In 1954, he bequeathed Château Brane-Cantenac to Lucien Lurton, his second son. In 1192, Henri took over the estate. He brought all his expertise as an oenologist to bear, while respecting his family's philosophy. This Margaux appellation is a second Grand Cru classé B.

Location of Château Brane-Cantenac

Château Brane-Cantenac is located on the Brane plateau. This red wine benefits from a 75-hectare vineyard in the commune of Cantenac, Gironde. Château Brane-Cantenac benefits from a rich, deep Quaternary gravel soil. Located in the Médoc, its vineyards are among the oldest in the Margaux AOC. Each vintage of this Bordeaux red wine benefits from an exceptional terroir. Indeed, it's this terroir that makes it possible to create quality wines. The vineyard lies on clay soil, ideal for vines planted with white grape varieties.

Château Brane-Cantenac wines

Château Brane-Cantenac produces four wines in all. The first is Château Brane-Cantenac, made from the finest Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Carménère grapes. This Bordeaux wine is rich on the palate, with fruity notes. Baron de Brane is the château's second wine. It pays tribute to Baron Jean-Maxime de Brane, who owned the château in the 19th century. Margaux de Brane is a wine made from young Merlot and Cabernet vines. It has very fruity notes. Finally, Château Brane-Cantenac Blanc is made from vines grown in the Haut-Médoc region.

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