2010 Le Baron de Brane Margaux - 12x75cl
  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château Brane-Cantenac
  • Region Margaux
  • Grape Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Cabernet Franc
  • Drinking 2016 - 2023
  • Case size 12x75cl
  • Available Now

2010 - Le Baron de Brane Margaux - 12x75cl

  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château Brane-Cantenac
  • Region Margaux
  • Grape Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Cabernet Franc
  • Drinking 2016 - 2023
  • Case size 12x75cl
  • Available Now
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Case price: £494.14 Duty Paid inc VAT
Case price: £385.00 In Bond
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  • Neal Martin, April, Score: 90

    The 2010 Baron de Brane has a very detailed bouquet with pure blackberry, briary, crushed stone and subtle tobacco aromas that gain intensity with aeration. The palate is very well balanced with just a little chewiness to contend with on the entry. Mainly red fruit, lightly spiced and quite minty, I find the finish attractive but perhaps just missing the intellect of the finest wines in the flight. 2020-2025

  • Decanter, April 2011, Score: 16

    Lots of deep Cabernet fruit and lovely spice on the nose, really good depth and fine richness on the palate, finesse and depth, made for pleasure. Drink 2013-18.

  • Wine Spectator, April 2011, Score: 89-92

    Bright and intensely floral, with a lovely violet aroma and long, rich plum sauce, blackberry and currant notes. There's lush toast, but it's nicely integrated. Very suave. -J.M.

Producer

Château Brane-Cantenac

Château Brane-Cantenac is owned by a branch of the largest winemaking family in Bordeaux, the Lurtons. It was, however, originally created by the owner of Mouton Rothschild, Baron de Branne. After years of variable quality, it started improving in the late 1990s and began to create wines which captured Robert Parker's attention. He described Château Brane-Cantenac as "one of the stars of Margaux, if not Bordeaux" and their ...Read more

Château Brane-Cantenac is owned by a branch of the largest winemaking family in Bordeaux, the Lurtons. It was, however, originally created by the owner of Mouton Rothschild, Baron de Branne. After years of variable quality, it started improving in the late 1990s and began to create wines which captured Robert Parker's attention. He described Château Brane-Cantenac as "one of the stars of Margaux, if not Bordeaux" and their 2003 as "one of the best bargain-priced classified growths".Read less

Region

Margaux

Plump, silky and seductive are the words often used to describe wines from Margaux. Because of their style, they tend to be user friendly and more approachable when young. This is in part due to its terroir which is comprised of the thinnest soil as well as the highest proportion of chunky gravel in all of the Médoc. It drains well but also is it more susceptible to vintage variation. Margaux wines tend to have the highest proportions of Merlot within the core of the Médoc further adding to their ample roundness and openness. Margaux is home to the largest number of classified growths including its namesake first growth, Château Margaux, as well as third growths, Palmer and d'Issan.