Château Branaire-Ducru Meritage 2009 Wine Review

Château Branaire-Ducru Meritage 2009
Château Branaire-Ducru Meritage 2009
Château Branaire-Ducru Meritage 2009
Bordeaux, France
Community Score: 4.8/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 201525


 
Price: $114.85
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2016-2025
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Château Branaire-Ducru
Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits
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June 18, March 5, February 26 and September 11.

 
Natalie's Score: 97/100

Gorgeous, complex and still tight: needs cellar time, please! Dark fruit, smoke, tar and pencil led. A model of its kind, this beautiful Bordeaux finishes with gorgeous aromas of dried tobacco leaves. Terrific structure, weight, balance and length. Leaves you wishing for the economy to recover soon so that this could become your house wine.

Gorgeous Gift Wine

This was reviewed September 11, 2013 by
 

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

And so my love affair with Bordeaux begins. This gorgeous blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petite Verdot is a treat. Harvested manually - the grapes are picked by hand. Full-bodied flavors and aromas of black fruit, cassis, pencil shavings and a hint of coffee. This was one of the wines I got to enjoy on my journey to becoming a Sommelier. Ideal for even more ageing.
This full-bodied red wine is a blend of cabernet sauvignon, caberet franc and merlot grapes. A consistently strong producer of classic Bordeaux wines. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, undated

 
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