1989 Branaire Ducru

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£910.00 DP

Average critic rating : 91.0 points



I have always felt that the 1989 Branaire was better than the 1990, and that was once again demonstrated in this blind tasting. The 1989 was exhibiting far more power and intensity than I expected. It has always been an impressively crafted, elegant, seamless wine with cassis fruit nicely dosed by high quality oak. The wine is currently revealing more expansiveness, fuller body, and plenty of lusty richness, a sure-fire formula for producing a crowd pleaser. There are no hard edges to this opulently-textured, rich, ripe, complex, savory style of wine. Drink it over the next 12-15 years. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate # 109



Harmonious, balanced and very fresh '89. Color is medium-dark ruby, with lovely fresh floral and raspberry aromas. Medium- to full-bodied, well-integrated tannins and a fruity, minty aftertaste.--1989 Bordeaux horizontal. Best after 2001. James Suckling,Wine Spectator 1999.

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Branaire Ducru 1989
+£477.00     (+112.24%) Latest price:  £902.00
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