Bordeaux 2011: Brane Cantenac to use Carmenere in Grand Vin (France)

Bordeaux 2011: Brane Cantenac to use Carmenere in Grand Vin (France)

Bordeaux Chateau Brane Cantenac is using Carmenere in its Grand Vin for the first time, the result of climate change, owner Henri Lurton said. Although almost never used in Bordeaux, Carmenere is a sixth variety allowed under appellation rules. It was widely-planted in the Medoc in the 19th century, and regarded as a mainstay of claret, but it is difficult to ripen and prone to disease and its popularity waned, reports Decanter.

Scroll to top
简体中文繁體中文English