1985 Chateau Brane-Cantenac Margaux
52 Ratings
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  • Decanter
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Full black cherry colour, fragrant, Cabernet blackcurrant nose, elegant and restrained, but very distinctive, really fine blackcurrant fruit on palate, completely harmonious, a lovely, elegant wine, pure fragrance and finesse, just lacking a little concen
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2006 Vintage) 65% Cabernet Sauvignon; 30% Merlot; 5% Cabernet Franc. Having read very positive reviews of this wine, we must admit to real disappointment with our sample. Its slightly thin aromas of cherries and dried brush are singularly lacking in richness, and its frontal, less-than-fruity flavors fall right in line. Aging may bring forth the depth we cannot see now, but we are comfortable in letting others take the risk.