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2006 Chateau Branaire Ducru Saint Julien
3 Ratings
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3 Ratings
2006 Chateau Branaire Ducru Saint Julien

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    ptolan

    Community Tasting Notes (average 89 pts. and median of 89 pt. Begin now, but can wait till 2013

    over 1 year
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    ken2hkg

    24/Oct/2011 Eni 藤 田中 スッポン鍋

    over 2 years
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  • Wine Spectator
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2007
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    70% Cabernet Sauvignon; 22% Merlot; 5% Cabernet Franc; 3% Petit Verdot. It is easy to be drawn in by this bottling's complex aromas and nicely layered flavors of currants, cherries and stony soil, and the wine conveys a good sense of richness and depth, but intrusive tannins presently dry out its finish and mandate at least five years of age.
  • International Wine Cellar
    Bright red-ruby. Pure, high-pitched nose offers blueberry, dark chocolate, menthol and cedary oak. Suave, sweet and serious, with lovely inner-mouth lift and energy and sneaky density of texture. Hints of pepper and herbs serve to perk up the wine. Not a particularly chocolatey style for Branaire. Finishes with a lovely light touch and plenty of structure for a leisurely evolution in bottle.