4ème cru classé

Château Branaire-Ducru, 4ème cru classé, 2010

RRP £50

The 1934 Branaire-Ducru features in a wonderfully black short story by Roald Dahl, entitled Taste. The 2010 would have worked well as the wine served blind in this twisted tale for adults. It is reserved at first, mysterious; the bouquet is a profound dark pool of tight-packed dark fruit – plush purple – with animal and herbal notes coming through. On the tongue it is harmonious and arterial; nothing fancy but everything just right. Drinker’s delight (reader’s fright).

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Drink dates

2022 - 2034

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Sub-region

Médoc & Haut Médoc

Area

Saint-Julien AOP

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Ella Lister

UK Stockist

BI Wines & Spirits

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