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36 Ratings
Chateau Branaire Ducru Saint Julien
$74.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

France

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,...

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    Still young vintage, medium body, light purple in color, tannie strong.

    about 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010