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Private Cellar

Chateau Branaire (Duluc Ducru) Bordeaux Red Blend 1982 (1 x 750ml),

$239

Quantity Available: 1

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Closed: 20/03/2018 9.00 PM AEDT

Wine Summary Image

Classified as a fourth growth in 1855, Château Branaire-Ducru is located in the Saint-Julien appellation of the Médoc region of Bordeaux. Since a family enterprise acquired it in 1988 and Patrick Maroteaux manages the estate, considerable improvements to the property have brought to the wine a remarkable regularity of quality.

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Region:
FRA - Bordeaux
State:
Imported
Country:
France

Winery Tasting Notes

Notes Image

Château Branaire-Ducru, a fourth growth in the 1855 classification, covers some sixty hectares (150 acres) that are located in the commune of Saint-Julien. The average age of the vineyard is 35 years.

The grape mix is 70% of Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% of Merlot, 5% of Cabernet Franc and 3% of Petit Verdot.

The wine is made in a very practical winery that relies on gravity, thus eliminating the use of pumps with the harvested fruit and the wine. There is a wide range of tanks of different sizes, making it possible to carry out a very fine selection based on the varying characteristics of the different vineyard plots. The wines are aged traditionally in barrels made from French oak. They are always fined with fresh egg whites.

Bouuquet still very fresh; surprisingly young and extremely elegant with fruit enhanced by notes of roast coffee.

Still lively on the palate, attractively fresh with well balanced tannins that continue to be striking. Lovely Length.

Other Information

  • 1982 vintage
  • 1 x 750mL unit
  • FRA - Bordeaux, Imported
  • Cork closure
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Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
f.c - barangaroo NSW20/03/2018 9.04.21 PM AEDTAU $239 11
R.H - Redfern NSW20/03/2018 9.00.15 PM AEDTAU $234 10
J.M - Bowen Hills QLD20/03/2018 8.16.13 PM AEDTAU $194 10
j.b - HOMEBUSH WEST NSW17/03/2018 11.29.31 AM AEDTAU $164 10
F.H - Russell Lea NSW14/03/2018 1.11.08 AM AEDTAU $159 10
J.B - Thirroul NSW14/03/2018 10.50.16 PM AEDTAU $154 10
M.B - Paddington NSW13/03/2018 9.31.34 PM AEDTAU $124 10
M.R - Lyneham ACT13/03/2018 10.21.53 PM AEDTAU $14 10
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