36 Ratings
Chateau Branaire Ducru Saint Julien
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Wine Description

(From 2003 Vintage) Opulent aromas of blackberry, olives and toasted oak follow through to a full-bodied palate, with big chewy tannins and a long, long finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) Unabashed in its ripeness and conveying plenty of extract, the Branaire-Ducru is among the weightier workings of the Saint-Julien class of 2005. Its frontal fleshiness reminds a bit of a fine Pomerol,...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2008 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 05/21/2011
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/11/2012
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/08