The 2016 Château Brane-Cantenac is a fantastic showing, with the final blend consisting of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 1% Carménère. This gorgeous Margaux offering beautiful aromas of dark currants and cassis which come together with exotic spices, fresh violets, fresh tobacco leaf and graphite. On the palate this boasts a medium to full body with beautifully polished tannins that provide excellent structure. It possesses outstanding overall balance, depth and focus with lovely underlying acidity that persists through the long finish. Readers should have a lot to look forward to, as this is a simply sensational which should have an extremely bright future ahead.