Wine has been grown on this spot since at least the early 1600s. Over time the name of the property has changed to reflect the name of its owners. In 1833 the estate - then known as Gorce-Guy after its owners the Gorce family - was bought by the Baron de Brane, who sold Brane-Mouton (later Mouton Rothschild) to raise funds for the purchase. The name was changed to Brane-Cantenac a short time later. After changing hands twice more (and spending time in the same stable as, variously, Châteaux Margaux, Giscours, Issan and Lagrange), the estate was taken over, in 1925, by a M Recapet, along with his son-in-law Francois Lurton. This 75 hectare property is still owned by the Lurton family today.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £752.14
"The 2001 Brane-Cantenac has long been one of my favorite vintages from this era, and it actually surpasses its millennial counterpart. It has a fresh and joyful bouquet of blackberry, raspberry, gravel and cedar scents that seem to gain intensity with aeration. These aromatics demand attention! The medium-bodied palate offers supple tannin, a little more freshness and vibrancy than the more introverted 2000 Brane-Cantenac and a pert, lively, beautifully focused, pencil-lead-tinged finish. Very fine. This comes highly recommended." Neal Martin
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