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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, SHC, 2006

12x75cl £500.00

2 bottles

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Tasting Note:

"Proprietor Patrick Maroteaux continues to ratchet up the quality level at this impeccably run St.-Julien estate. The 2006 is similar to the 1996 Branaire, but with sweeter fruit. A deep ruby/purple hue precedes a perfumed nose of sweet boysenberries, black cherries, minerals, spring flowers, and a hint of pain grille in the background. Fresh, savory, medium to full-bodied flavors coat the palate with beautiful purity, no hard edges, ripe tannin, and intense fruit. This elegant, layered, impressive offering will be at its peak between 2012-2025."

92/94/100 - Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, April 2007

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