Château Brane-Cantenac| Marie-Hélène Dussech
Over three hundred years, the outstanding terroir of Château Brane-Cantenac has gained a legendary reputation.
In the 19th century, Baron Hector de Brane, nicknamed “Napoleon of the vines“, developed the terroir and Château Brane-Cantenac become known as “the first of the second growths“.
The wines of this château express their terroir composed of 72 hectares in the Margaux appellation. The vines are grown on deep gravel soil on the illustrious Brane plateau, where they benefit from excellent natural drainage. This plateau, known as “the heart of Brane”, produces complex, brilliant, and classy wines.
Henri Lurton, the current owner, represents the fourth generation to follow in his ancestor’s footsteps. Keen on innovation and the latest technology, Henri nevertheless remains faithful to the family’s traditional values which form the intrinsic identity of Brane-Cantenac. Today, he continues to produce classy wines of outstanding quality.