Chateau Branaire-Ducru

Chateau Branaire-Ducru

Château Branaire-Ducru is situated on the opposite side of the road from Château Beychevelle in the south of the St-Julien appellation. Patrick Maroteaux has owned the property since 1988 and he has invested heavily in new plantings as well as installing a spanking new cuvier and an ultra-modern chai.

Branaire-Ducru's 60 hectares of vineyards are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (70%), Merlot (22%), Cabernet Franc (5%), Petit Verdot (3%). The wines are matured in oak barriques (65% new). The proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend is even higher than that in the vineyards - 80-85% in most years, which is one of the highest in the Médoc.

Branaire-Ducru produces a pure and classic St-Julien which is elegant, ripe, supple and well-balanced. It is classified as a 4ème Cru Classé.

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£1,215.42 – imperial (600cl)
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2005 Ch. Branaire-Ducru, St Julien
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2005
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2012 Ch. Branaire-Ducru, St Julien, Bordeaux
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2012
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2008 Ch. Branaire-Ducru, St Julien, Bordeaux
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2008
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2007 Ch. Branaire-Ducru, St Julien, Bordeaux
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2007
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2016 Ch. Branaire-Ducru, St Julien
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2016
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2015 Château Branaire-Ducru, St Julien, Bordeaux
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2015
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2011 Ch. Branaire-Ducru, St Julien, Bordeaux
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2011
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2009 Ch. Branaire Ducru, St Julien
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2009
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2013 Ch. Branaire-Ducru, St Julien
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2013
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14.0% Alcohol
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2002 Ch. Branaire-Ducru, St Julien
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2002
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2017 Château Branaire-Ducru, St Julien, Bordeaux
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2017
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