Château Duluc 2nd Branaire Ducru (OWC)
Varietal: 60% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
Region: Bordeaux, Saint-Julien
Harvest Method: At optimal maturity.
Vinification: 3 weeks fermentation in stainless steel and thermoregulated tanks of different sizes adapted to the plot, assembly before breeding.
Aging Process: 12 months in barrels
Aroma/Palate: A deeply colored claret with bold aromas of black cherries, liquorice, baking spices and toasted sweet oak. In the mouth, it is smooth and nicely balanced, with rich plumy flavors, fresh berry notes, and lingering spice complexities.
Serving Temperature: 16°-18°C/60°-64°F
Robert Parkier in The Wine Advocate rated this wine 91 points.
Wine Spectator rate it 91/100 points.