Château Branaire Ducru 2011


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Saint-Julien (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château Branaire Ducru
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (68%), Petit Verdot (5%), Merlot (25%), Cabernet Franc (2%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
From Château Branaire Ducru (Saint-Julien), we received this Château Branaire Ducru 2011 (£44.10), a red wine that is made of cabernet franc, merlot, petit verdot and cabernet sauvignon of 2011. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points while experts give the following rate: robert parker: 91 and wine spectator: 92.

Description of Château Branaire Ducru 2011

Château Branaire Ducru 2011 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Cabernet Franc)


  • View: Château Branaire Ducru 2011 is a deep crimson
  • Nose: exhibits an exotic perfume of lead pencil shavings, white chocolate, and raspberry jam and black and red currants.
  • Mouth: Lots of fruit, mouthfeel with good body and velvety tannins

POTENTIAL OF GUARD: You can drink perfectly after 15 years

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Merlot noir 22%, Cabernet Franc 5% Petit Verdot 3%.

CELLAR: Château Ducru Branaire

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The Winery

Château Branaire Ducru

Château Branaire Ducru

Already in 1860, when Jean-Baptiste Braneyre bought the property, he realized the value of these magnificent Médoc terroirs composed mainly of gravel and width located near the Gironde estuary.

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Reviews of Château Branaire Ducru 2011


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4 /5

- View: Château Branaire Ducru 2011 has a dark purple crimson
- Nose: exotic lead pencil shavings, white chocolate, red raspberry jam and blackcurrant perfume.
- Mouth: Step into the fresh and very soft mouth, then it becomes more rich and full in the middle, with bright acids, raising the sweet flavors of ripe black fruit. Finishes with tannins that are built and freshness

GRAPES: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon - 22% Merlot - Cabernet Franc 5% - 3% Petit Verdot
CELLAR: Château Ducru Branaire
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Reviews of other vintages of Château Branaire Ducru 2011201320152014


BRANAIRE CHÂTEAU DUCRU 2013 is a blend of 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot 31%, 5% Petit Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc.
This 2013 vintage is elegant and seductive. I has a nice aromatic definition of fine fruit and accurate. The palate is balanced, on a pretty tasty flesh with delicate tannins. Good acidity and a nice freshness.

Notations: James Suckling: 91-92 / 100, RVF: 16.5-17 / 20 Wine Spectator: 89-92 / 100

Drink or keep: 2018 - 2028
PAIRING: Game birds
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I bought some bottles of this Château Branaire Ducru 2015 at Uvinum.
Bright cherry colour, high layer. Scents of raspberry. Oily, unctuous.
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This wine is a typical supermarket wine.
Has a strong colour. Strong scents of coffee and toffee. Sweet taste, fruity.
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