Chateau Branaire Ducru Saint Julien 2012 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Chateau Branaire Ducru Saint Julien 2012 750ml
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Chateau Branaire Ducru Saint Julien 2012

  • we94
  • js91
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  • ws90

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Wine Enthusiast
  • we94

93-95. Barrel sample. Full of ripe Cabernet tannins, this is a structured wine that's chunky in character. It elegantly balances fruit and structure, resulting in a wine that's sure to be impressive. Barrel Sample.

April 11, 2013
James Suckling
  • js91

A clean and fresh wine with blueberry, mineral and floral character. Medium to full body, fine tannins and a crisp finish. This is a very refined and beautiful Branaire. Better in 2017.

Wine Advocate
  • wa90

Deep ruby/purple, with sweet cranberry, mulberry and raspberry/blueberry fruit, this is always a distinctive St.-Julien and the 2012 has managed to avoid any of the hollowness or harsh tannins that can afflict some of the Médocs. It is elegant, well-made and an outstanding effort in this vintage. Drink it over the next 15 or more years.

April 29, 2015
Wine Spectator
  • ws90

Bay leaf and tobacco notes are backed by a core of damson plum, black cherry and red currant fruit. The bay leaf edge underlines the finish, with a hint of violet and a well-buried iron accent. An elegant expression of St.-Julien. Best from 2017 through 2024. 12,083 cases made.

March 31, 2015

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