Château Branaire-Ducru 2018 – Saint-Julien

Château Branaire-Ducru 2018 – Saint-Julien

The nose is fruity, well-built, elegant and offers a racy power, complexity, a beautiful aromatic palet, a very fine richness as well as a racy minerality. It reveals notes of ripe red berries and small notes of crunchy wild blackberry associated with fine touches of crunchy cassis, flowers (violet, iris, a very discreet hint of cornflower as well as discreet hints of liquorice stick. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, very discreetly tight and offers elegance, a good definition, juiciness, a beautiful finesse, a mineral frame (a beautiful racy minerality), power (but well-balanced), a beautiful material, a small creaminess, dynamism, freshness, tension, density as well as a fine richness. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy/juicy blackberry, fleshy/juicy red berries and small notes of crunchy cherry associated with a touch of liquorice, toasted, fine hints of Bourbon vanilla as well as a very discreet hint of tea and chocolate. A beautiful fine wine, elegant and racy ! A beautiful aging potential.

Note (Score): 18/20

Note (Score): 96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Barrique

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)