Château Cantenac Brown

Château Cantenac Brown


Technical Data

Vineyard: 48 hectares on gravelly soils

Grape varieties:

  • 65% Cabernet Sauvignon,

  • 30% Merlot,

  • 5% Cabernet Franc

Average age of the vines: 35 year old

Vine Density8500 to 10 000 vines / ha

Sustainable prduction approach (Certified)

Yield: 45 hl / ha

Pruning method: Double Guyot

De-leafing, removal of secondary shoots, green harvest

Manual harvest followed by two screening operations

Vinification in temperature controlled stainless steel vats

Vatting: 15 to 25 days

Malolactic fermentation: in barrels and vats

Ageing in oak barrels: 12 to 15 months

Age of the barrels: 50% to 70% new, 50% to 30% one year old

Racking every 3 months

Fining with egg whites

Bottled at the estate

Production: 11 000 cases

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