Brio De Cantenac Brown - Margaux 2012
Complex aromas of pepper, coal, mocha, ripe black fruit and lovely hints of vanilla. The mouth is very elegant, with polished tannins and a fresh, minty finish.
It has enough elegance to accompany delicate food like poultry and fish and enough structure and body to match richer and tastier, even spicy dishes.
|Grape Variety||Cab Franc, Cabernet Sav, Merlot|
|Food Pairing||Lamb, Chicken/Poultry, Fish, Spicy Asian cuisine|
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Cabernets in particular do well in this soil, they produce fine wines with intense bouquet, which are suitable for ageing. Merlot with which they are blended provides the colour, richness and smoothness.
The vineyard covers 42 hectares (104 acres) and has the gravelly soils, typical of the Médoc area. The attractive white stones reflect the sun’s rays onto the fruit in daytime whilst at night they radiate the heat retained during the day.
Grape varieties are 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc that produce subtle wines with an intense bouquet and are well-suited for bottle ageing. 30% Merlot makes up the remainder of the vines and contributes to colour, richness and roundness.