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Duluc de Branaire-Ducru Red Bordeaux Blend St. Julien 2000

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France | Bordeaux | Call For Bottle Pricing | Available 2-5 Days

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

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External Reviews for Duluc de Branaire-Ducru Red Bordeaux Blend St. Julien

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Here is a huge ripe and luxurious wine with great power. The texture is solid filled with firm tannins the flavors are black and ripe. Along with the power though is much of the elegance and poise that characterizes great Saint-Julien. Wine Enthusiast.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

This is lovely, with pretty berry, floral and currant aromas. Full-bodied, with silky and caressing tannins and a delicious, fruity finish. Harmonious and enjoyable... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2000 Branaire-Ducru 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

This is lovely with pretty berry floral and currant aromas. Full-bodied with silky and caressing tannins and a delicious fruity finish. Harmonious and enjoyable... Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

A beautiful wine from Branaire the 2000 is close to full maturity and should offer plenty of pleasure over the next 15-20 years. Its deep ruby/purple hue is accompanied by scents of boysenberries black currants and spring flowers. This medium to full-bodied pure St.-Julien hits the palate with authority displaying silky tannins as well as wonderful richness depth and texture. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Wine red 2000 Chateau Branaire Ducru Frankreich Region: Bordeaux Apellation: Bordeaux Cabernet Sauvignon blend 750 ml. 93 RP Free Shipping Insurance


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/10/2009

A saturated purple color offers up notes of graphite, plum, raspberry, and blueberry fruit in that distinctive Branaire style. Always a singular wine, even for St.-Julien, the wine boasts superb purit... Robert Parker. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2000 Branaire-Ducru 750ml


External Review
09/24/2010

A beautiful wine from Branaire, the 2000 is close to full maturity, and should offer plenty of pleasure over the next 15-20 years. Its deep ruby/purple hue is accompanied by scents of boysenberries, black currants, and spring flowers. This medium to full-bodied, pure St.-Julien hits the palate with authority, displaying silky tannins as well as wonderful richness, depth, and texture.


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