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 6 Bottles
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duty paid price: £444.47
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"It remains closed on the nose despite vigorous aeration, although there are shards of light as it reveals gorgeous, stony black fruit and pencil lead aromas, plus a hint of iris. The palate is medium-bodied and incredibly well focused, displaying razor-sharp tannin and a balletic poise from start to finish that belies the awesome structure of this Margaux. It is almost clinical on the finish, completing a stunning Brane-Cantenac that has a long future ahead of it. A benchmark for Henri Lurton." Neal Martin
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