Château Branaire Ducru

£411.00
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SKU
BRDU-BRDU-2017-12-750-IB
12 x 750ml
Early 2020
  •   Bordeaux, France
  •   Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
  •   2017

92-93/100 James Suckling "The 2017 Branaire-Ducru offers lovely depth and density. The characteristic dark red/purplish fruit character of Brainaire comes through beautifully. As always, Branaire is a wine of polish and finesse. Stylistically, the 2017 comes across as a smaller scaled and more accessible version of the 2015. If that sounds appealing, well, it is. The 2017 is really quite lovely. Tasted three times. " 91-94/100 Antonio Galloni for Vinous (May-2018) The 60-hectare vineyard of Branaire Ducru is quite close to what it was at the time of the 1855 Classification, since it was ranked as a Fourth Growth. The terroir is deep gravel with clay soils. The vineyard is planted to 65% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. Enthusiastic and ambitious, Patrick Maroteaux has not ceased his efforts to raise the chateau Branaire-Ducru to perfection with the objective of restoring the wine of this exceptional terroir since he purchased it in 1988. The Chateau takes its named from a Mr. Braneyre who owned the estate in 1680. Read Tom Harrow's notes on the EP 2017 vintage here here.

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  Vintage 2017
  Bottle size 750
  Country France
  Region Bordeaux
  Grape Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
  Wine Type Red wines

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