4ème cru classé

Château Branaire-Ducru, 4ème cru classé, 2009

RRP £75

This vintage of Branaire is as good an homage as any to the late Patrick Maroteaux, under whose auspices it was made. It is pure and racy on the nose, with a discreet perfume. On the palate, the wine is fluid, with a lovely medium weight, and not a hint of overheating or alcohol. It is poised and precise, with lots of tightly-wound, concentrated fruit lying in wait. A serious wine.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot

Alcohol

13.5%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2022 - 2034

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Sub-region

Médoc & Haut Médoc

Area

Saint-Julien AOP

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Bordeaux 2009

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Ella Lister

UK Stockist

Global Stockist

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