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BORDEAUX 

SAINT-EMILION Grand Cru

CHATEAU CANTENAC

Frans et Johan Roskam

CHATEAU CANTENACNicole Roskam-Brunot, after studies of right and regional saving at the university in Bordeaux, decided to devote herself entirely to her vineyard and to bring the most attentive care to the winemaking and the terroir by ensuring a reasoned commitment in the work in the vineyard (HVE from the 2019 vintage).
Today, Nicole Roskam-Brunot is helped of her sons. Frans deals of the technical part and part of marketing. It also manages in Haut-Médoc the Château La Lauzette Declercq (a Cru Bourgeois) and Johan deals of the marketing and management of Château Cantenac. “It is one period hinge where I carry out the transfer of power with my sons. I do not forget Frederic who even if he does not work on the property, remains an enthusiastic support. Thus everyone feels implied!”
The 19 hectares extend in the prolongation from the slope saint-émilionnais, prevailing the valley of the Dordogne. He is composed of 80% from black Merlot, 15% of Cabernet-franc and 5% of Cabernet-Sauvignon. The gravel-sand and argillaceous ground allows an excellent maturation of the grape. The wine is very elegant, marvelously having a nice bouquet and fruity, a beautiful complexity and length in mouth. Since 2000, they also propose you the vintage “Sélection Madame”, a nice selection of Merlot, a wine charmer and very fruity.
The œnotourism takes an increasingly significant part with traditional visit-tastings or personalized lunches. And the charter “Vignobles and wine storehouses in Bordelais” came to validate the quality of our reception. There is also Les Open doors the first weekend of May, in concert-tasting and May, which is always the occasion to present our vineyard with cultural and fun events.

Adresse :


Nicole Roskam-Brunot
Frans et Johan Roskam
2, lieu-dit Cantenac - RD 670 33330 Saint-Emilion
05 57 51 35 22
E-mail : contact@chateau-cantenac.fr
Topfrenchwines website : www.topfrenchwines.com/chateaucantenac
Personal website : www.chateau-cantenac.fr



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Vintages in sale
Saint-Emilion GC 2014, 2015 and 2016, Sélection Madame 2015 and 2016, Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois Château La Lauzette 2015 and 2016, Lussac Saint-Émilion Moulin de Grenet 2016
Established
1870
Average annual
110,000 bottles in Saint-Emilion and 30,000 in Lussac Saint-Emilion
Surface
19 ha
Vine Age
35 years
Soil and exposure
Gravel-sand and argillaceous ground
Grape Variety
80% Merlot noir, 15% Cabernet-franc and 5% Cabernet-Sauvignon
Winemaking
In barrels
Characteristics
Very well-balanced, with rich and silky tannins, the dark red, of beautiful and promising evolution
Wine and food pairing
Prices
12,50 to 35 €

REFERENCES

References in France
Others references
Guide Dussert-Gerber des Vins de France, Millésimes
National and export sales (%)
France : 50 - Export : 50
Main trading partners
Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, England, Ireland, Canada, USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia...
Guide des Vins Millésimes Vinovox
Guide des Vins Millesimes Vinovox
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