• WA: 88

    Wine Advocate Score

    88

    Close
+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close
Evinite EUR 103.44 750ml
USD $

Branaire 1990

Winemaker's Notes:

5242422

Château Branaire-ducru:
This estate was founded when a Jean-Baptiste Braneyre bought part of the neighbouring Chateau Beychevelle estate in 1680. The Duluc name was added when his daughter Marie married a Pierre de Luc and the Ducru name when a Gustave Ducru inherited the estate in 1875.The actual chateau was constructed in 1824.It became a fourth growth in the famous 1855 classification. It was bought by businessma... Read more
This estate was founded when a Jean-Baptiste Braneyre bought part of the neighbouring Chateau Beychevelle estate in 1680. The Duluc name was added when his daughter Marie married a Pierre de Luc and the Ducru name when a Gustave Ducru inherited the estate in 1875.The actual chateau was constructed in 1824.It became a fourth growth in the famous 1855 classification. It was bought by businessman Patrick Maroteaux in 1988 and he has invested a great deal of time and money on the estate and the chateau. There are vineyards spread across the appellation now totaling 60 hectares planted with 70% cabernet sauvignon,22% merlot,4% cabernet franc and 4% petit verdot. The average vine age is 35 years.There is a second wine called Duluc de Branaire-Ducru and there are also 3.5 hectares in the Haut-Medoc appellation and the wine from them is called Haut-Medoc de Branaire-Ducru Read less

External Reviews for Branaire

External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

4ème Cru Classé


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Notes of menthol raspberries chocolate crushed rock and a notion of flowers emerge from this medium-bodied 1990. While neither as concentrated nor ageworthy as most Branaires made in the 21st century it is an attractive soft elegant wine that should drink well for 5-6 years. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/04/2012

Notes of menthol, raspberries, chocolate, crushed rock, and a notion of flowers emerge from this medium-bodied 1990. While neither as concentrated nor ageworthy as most Branaires made in the 21st century, it is an attractive, soft, elegant wine that ... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1990 Branaire-Ducru 750ml


External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

4me Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1990 Branaire-Ducru 750ml



All Prices

Shipping to:

5242422

Photos

1 2

+ Add Image

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals






Snooth Media Network