1975 CHÂTEAU BRANAIRE DUCRU 1975

Médoc - 4ème Cru Classé 
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90-94 / 100

Very good

1975 CHÂTEAU BRANAIRE DUCRU 1975

Médoc - 4ème Cru Classé 
Stock : 0 bottle
119,00 € tax incl. 99,17 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
91 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(2-1996)
Branaire-Ducru has consistently been one of the finest 1975s. I have come to the conclusion that it will never resolve all of the tannin, but the wine has such a large-scaled, muscular, rich, concentrated personality that the tannin level is acceptable. There is plenty of cedar, sweet cassis fruit, vanilla, and lead pencil notes to this powerful Branaire-Ducru. The wine's deep ruby color displays some amber at the edge. I enjoyed drinking this wine young, but it has not budged in its development, continuing to display freshness, richness, and the tell-tale tannin of the vintage. It should continue to evolve and last for another 10-15+ years.
Features
Vintage 1975
Rating 90-94
Classification Médoc - 4ème Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Julien
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price From 100 € to 200 €
Château Branaire Ducru
Country France
Château informations
Branaire Ducru
Branaire Ducru

Château Branaire Ducru is a fourth classified grand cru (classification of 1855) of the Saint-Julien appellation in Médoc. The vineyard extends over nearly 60 hectares of vines. Château Branaire-Ducru is today one of the jewels of Saint Julien. This Grand Cru Classé is sought after for its very pure red fruit. Its typical composition of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, opens with dazzling aromas of raspberry and blackberry, before becoming more complex on the palate with delicate nuances of mineral, pencil lead, smoke and flowers. of spring… This exemplary quality wine stands out from its famous neighbor by its originality: the tasting inevitably reveals, under the red fruits and elegant tannins, a hint of spices and a chocolate aroma rare in the appellation.


The Château also produces a second wine: Duluc de Branaire Ducru. For these two wines, Château Branaire Ducru vinifies with a blend: Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.


The best vintages of Château Branaire Ducru are 197519821989, the 1995 vintage and the 1996 vintage. The wines of 200020012003 and 2005 are also exceptional. Finally, the great vintages of 2009vintage 2010 and the 2015 vintage are great vintages.

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