Chateau Branaire Ducru 2017

Current Market Price: £324.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru, Chateau Branaire Ducru, 2017

Tasting Notes Chateau Branaire Ducru 2017

92-93

This is very tight and focused with a precise depth of blackberry and blueberry fruit. Full body, melted tannins and a fresh and vivid finish. Shows a compacted style.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com
91-94

The 2017 Branaire-Ducru offers lovely depth and density. The characteristic dark red/purplish fruit character of Brainaire comes through beautifully. As always, Branaire is a wine of polish and finesse. Stylistically, the 2017 comes across as a smaller scaled and more accessible version of the 2015. If that sounds appealing, well, it is. The 2017 is really quite lovely. Tasted three times.

Antonio Galloni
Antonio Galloni - vinous.com - May '18
91-93

The 2017 Branaire Ducru was picked 13 September until 4 October over a three-week period, cropped at 39.6hl/ha. The alcohol here is 13.2°. The wine is aged in 60% new oak, which is how the sample was made. It has a harmonious bouquet with brambly black fruit, melted tar and tobacco scents, not powerful but precise. The palate is medium-bodied with a smooth texture, fine tannin, just a subtle savory note developing and merging nicely with the black fruit, hints of white pepper and cedar towards the poised finish that is quintessential Saint-Julien. There is an essence of drinkability about this Branaire-Ducru and I can imagine this being approachable after three to four years. This is a very fine Branaire-Ducru.

Neal Martin
Neal Martin - vinous.com - May '18
90-93

The plum and cherry paste flavors show good energy, with floral lift and sleek graphite accents adding to the sense of range and definition. Well done.—J.M.

Wine Spectator
James Molesworth - winespectator.com
88-90

The deep garnet-purple colored 2017 Branaire-Ducru gives up notes of baked black berries, red cherries and mulberries with touches of potpourri and smoked meats. Medium-bodied with a lively line lifting the good concentration of red and black fruits, it has a chewy frame and grippy finish.

Wine Advocate
Lisa Perrotti-Brown - robertparker.com

Chateau Branaire Ducru Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2018 Chateau Branaire Ducru £446.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2017 Chateau Branaire Ducru £324.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2016 Chateau Branaire Ducru £520.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2015 Chateau Branaire Ducru £409.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2014 Chateau Branaire Ducru £354.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2013 Chateau Branaire Ducru £323.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2012 Chateau Branaire Ducru £390.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2011 Chateau Branaire Ducru £351.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2010 Chateau Branaire Ducru £595.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2010 Chateau Branaire Ducru £315.00 6x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2009 Chateau Branaire Ducru £640.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2008 Chateau Branaire Ducru £456.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2007 Chateau Branaire Ducru £445.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2006 Chateau Branaire Ducru £470.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2005 Chateau Branaire Ducru £666.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2004 Chateau Branaire Ducru £450.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2003 Chateau Branaire Ducru £670.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2002 Chateau Branaire Ducru £420.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2001 Chateau Branaire Ducru £590.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 2000 Chateau Branaire Ducru £786.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1999 Chateau Branaire Ducru £600.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1998 Chateau Branaire Ducru £480.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1997 Chateau Branaire Ducru £564.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1996 Chateau Branaire Ducru £666.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1995 Chateau Branaire Ducru £816.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1990 Chateau Branaire Ducru £840.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1989 Chateau Branaire Ducru £840.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1986 Chateau Branaire Ducru £600.00 12x75cl
Chateau Branaire Ducru 1982 Chateau Branaire Ducru £958.00 12x75cl