The style of Cantenac-Brown is generally softer, richer than other Margaux, and this 2001 is no exception. It has a perfumed character, which has sweet, meaty flavors over ripe fruit. It has exotic spices, layered with dark wood and red fruits. To finish, there are dark tarry flavors and a blackberry-jelly freshness.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.