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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Branaire Ducru

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Julien

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot | Cab. Franc | Petit Verdot

Château Branaire Ducru, 4ème Cru Classé, St Julien, 2018

6x75cl £231.00

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3x150cl £238.50

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Tasting Note:

A few négociants had already expressed their enthusiasm for Branaire 2018 before we had tasted it. Unfortunately, it didn't live up to the hype. This is another solid effort, but it doesn't have any magic for us. There's a slightly strange aniseed aroma on the nose, then hints of toast, gravel and wild bramble fruit. This is firm, but quite well concentrated with a well-judged finish and admirable length. Another dependable effort that should provide good mid-term drinking.

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