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Château Cantenac 2016 Wine Review

Château Cantenac 2016

Château Cantenac 2016

Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $34.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Cantenac

Agent: Amv - Whiz Trading Ltd

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A complex and richly flavoured Bordeaux red wine blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc from old vines. Aromas of cassis, smoke and dark woodland berries. This wine was aged for 12 months in oak barrels, 40% of which was new. Firm tannins. Decant 1-2 hours. Pair with duck breast or game meats.

Food pairings: roast goose, venison stew, tourtiere.

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This Château Cantenac 2016 was reviewed on August 20, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

In the Cantenac Vineyard where the Roskin-Brunot family XIXth century manor is located. Meaning; charming and enchanted, This lovely Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Bordeaux has its origins.
Merlot dominant with a Cabernet Franc follow-up. (75/25) Fruit forward juiciness. Black currants, spices, red cherries, stewed strawberries, patent leather, sweet, fresh green bay leaves, and smoky roses. Flavours encompass touches of tangy blueberry skin elements noticeable on the finish. Acidity is high but well integrated with voluptuous velvety tannins. Drinking well now but further aging of 3-5 yrs is suitable. An apt fit to enjoy with game meats, rustic birds, lamb chops or grilled portobello mushrooms. 91 points - tasted July 2018
From the Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux wine region, Chateau Cantenac 2016 is a Grand Cru Bordeaux blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc aged for 12 months in oak barrels, (40% new). Produced by Nicole Roskam-Brunot & Fils with grapes sourced from the Cantenac Vineyard where the Roskin-Brunot family XIXth century manor is located. Elegant and juicy with black currant, ripe dark red cherry, leather, cocoa and savoury herb flavours on the palate. Tannins are pleasantly chewy. - Community Wine Reviews

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