Chateau Cantenac Brown
Chateau Cantenac Brown holds the prestigious classification of Third Growth (Troisième Cru) in the Bordeaux 1855 Classification. In this elite circle, it shares company with renowned names like Chateau Palmer and Chateau Lagrange.
- 100 point scores: None to date.
- Most Popular: Chateau Cantenac Brown Margaux.
- Highest Achievement: Maintaining consistent quality across vintages, yielding high aging potential.
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
Positioned in the illustrious Margaux appellation, Chateau Cantenac Brown has a history dating back to the 19th century. Current ownership rests with the Le Lous family, helmed by Tristan Le Lous. As an agronomist, Tristan brings nuanced expertise in vine management.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
The vineyard spreads across 48 hectares, blessed with gravelly soil that provides excellent drainage. Predominantly, the grape varietals include 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc. This blend contributes to the wine's complexity, structure, and aging potential. A hallmark of Cantenac Brown is the low-yield, high-quality approach, making their wines both exclusive and scarce.
Aging & Investment Value
With a capacity for graceful aging, Chateau Cantenac Brown wines show increasingly complex flavor profiles over time. Given the rarity and consistent high quality, these wines offer solid investment value.