Wine Chateau Branaire-Ducru AOC Saint-Julien 4-eme Grand Cru Classe 1996, 375 ml
Wine saturated dark ruby color.
The wine has a rich, concentrated, deep flavor with berry notes.
The wine has an elegant, spicy, exotic flavor with hints of mint, hints of chocolate and vanilla.
Wine perfectly complements beef dishes, cold meats, combines well with game sauce and mature cheeses.
A lot of old wines and vineyards are in excellent condition, only strengthen the position of the owners. The soil is gravel. For young vines tended with great care. Instead of controlling weeds, which seems cruel masters, here give the grass grow freely between the rows of vines. This method helps to naturally limit the harvest, so ripe berries are the most full-bodied taste, and also helps to protect the grapes from drought, since the roots of plants grow deep to find water.
About Vintage 1996: a classic wine Braner-Ducrot 1996 radiates sensuality, thanks to its powerful, yet elegant composition. Wine at the same time stylish and clean, luxurious and sweet. The grapes for this wine is a manual process, hold for 16-22 months in barriques, half of which are new. Clarified with egg white. The best period for consumption from 2005 to 2018, the potential exposure of 35 years.