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2009 Château Branaire-Ducru

FRANCE / BORDEAUX / SAINT-JULIEN
  • 96 WA
  • 93 WS
  • 93 IWC
  • 88 JR
  • Variety
    Red Bordeaux Blend
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SKU: 78174-2009-750

This item is available by the case only

Total:
$89.00

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 93

    A ripe, chewy, muscular style, with good cut despite the hefty tar, blackberry, roasted fig and singed apple wood notes. The long, anise-stained finish lets the tarry edge play out, though this shows a touch more finesse than some of its colleagues.
    Author: James Molesworth
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

    Bright, deep ruby. Superripe, brooding aromas of black cherry, bitter chocolate and licorice. Sweet, concentrated and fine-grained, with terrific depth to the plush cassis and coffee liqueur flavors. Serious dusty, fine tannins will not stand in the way of early approachability but this wine has the structure for a 20+-year life in bottle.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: July/August 2012
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 17

    Deep crimson. Juicy and very charming palate entry. All the savour and polish and balance of a fine St-Julien. Great balance. Maybe not much grunt but everything is in the right place. Just the job! Lovely finish.
    Author: Jancis Robinson
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 96

    Haut couture becomes a wine! This dense purple wine has the tell-tale notes of flowers and pencil shavings, and its broad aromatics are intense and totally captivating. Powerful, rich, and full, but less tannic than the 2005 and more opulent, this is a dazzling Branaire to drink between 2017-2035.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating: 89

    Dull and uninspiring.
    Author: Litig8tr
  • Self | Rating: 91

    incredible good wine, with everyone enjoying immensely
    Author: dsprince
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Young - will wait another year for next bot
    Author: Southbound Union

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 532 bottles owned
  • 89 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 91
    (Out of 89 collectors)