(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.
(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,...
Robert ParkerRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/11/2012