2009 Château Branaire Ducru

*Cellar Selection Wine Enthusiast


8 in stock

Appellation: Saint-Julien

Ratings: RP-96  JS-95  WE-95  WS-93

Size: 750 ml

8 in stock


“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.” (2/2012) Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

“Gorgeous aromas of dark berries and wet earth, with hints of graphite. Full body, with juicy, chewy tannins and a long rich, fruity, and succulent finish. Best ever from here. Try in 2019.” (2/2012) James Suckling

“Very supple wine, with great richness and density. It is all so complete, a pleasure, powerful yet also with sweet opulent fruits layered with dark tannins. For long-term aging.” *Cellar Selection*  (2/2012) Wine Enthusiast

“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. Best from 2015 through 2025.” (3/2012) Wine Spectator

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 12 in


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