Chateau Cantenac-Brown BriO de Cantenac Brown 2016 - New Canaan Wine
Chateau Cantenac-Brown BriO de Cantenac Brown 2016
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Chateau Cantenac-Brown BriO de Cantenac Brown 2016

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750ml
$49.99

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Charming, delicate and brilliant, a pleasurable wine for sharing. It can be enjoyed young, but will improve when kept for a few years.
Jeb Dunnuck
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The second wine of Cantenac Brown, the 2016 Brio de Cantenac is a solid, medium-bodied, elegant wine that's very much in the style of the vintage with its elegant profile. Lots of Merlot-driven black cherry, violet, and tobacco notes flow to a medium-bodied 2016 that has light tannins and a clean, juicy finish. It's already delicious, but I suspect it will keep for over a decade.

February 28, 2019
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The 2016 BriO de Cantenac Brown is rich and dense in the glass, with generous dark fruit, chocolate, leather, licorice, smoke, tobacco and charcoal notes. This sumptuous, bold second wine from Cantenac Brown is a fine choice for drinking now and over the next few years. As with the Grand Vin, the BriO is a decidedly opulent wine.

Antonio Galloni, January 2019