2010 Branon Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 1.5L
  • WA 98
  • JL 96
  • WS 95
  • NM 93

Reviews for 2010 Branon Bordeaux Blend

WA 98
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2011
2010: The fruit from this vineyard planted on a small outcropping of gravel close to both Haut-Bailly and Malartic-Lagraviere used to be blended with Haut-Bergey until the Garcin family decided it had such an impressive... 2010: The fruit from this vineyard planted on a small outcropping of gravel close to both Haut-Bailly and Malartic-Lagraviere used to be blended with Haut-Bergey until the Garcin family decided it had such an impressive potential that it had to be culled out. A blend of equal parts Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon the production is a tiny 6000-8000 bottles. The debut vintage 2000 was one of the superstars of that superlative vintage. The 2010 reveals awesome potential. It offers a dense opaque purple color along with a glorious as well as classic Graves bouquet of smoky barbecue scents blackberries cassis tobacco leaf and plums. Deep full-bodied and pure with singularity freshness and precision this stunning 2010 should be accessible in 2-3 years and last for 2-3 decades.
JL 96
Jeff Leve - TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2011
Using a blend of 50% Merlot 25% Cabernet Franc and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon this 500 case wine reached 14% alcohol. Scents of coffee bean truffle tobacco and jammy blackberry meld with a big sweet ripe long smoky jammy... Using a blend of 50% Merlot 25% Cabernet Franc and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon this 500 case wine reached 14% alcohol. Scents of coffee bean truffle tobacco and jammy blackberry meld with a big sweet ripe long smoky jammy berry mocha infused sultry textured finish.
WS 95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2011
Really juicy and racy with a great graphite spine supporting the dark linzer torte boysenberry and blackberry fruit. Very fresh and long with a tarry note hanging on nicely. -J.M.
NM 93
Neal Martin's Wine Journal - Neal Martin's Wine Journal, April 2011
A deep purple colour. The nose is very ripe with iodine macerated black cherries and blueberry with good definition. The palate is fresh on the entry with dense tannic entry very closed at the moment good depth but fine... A deep purple colour. The nose is very ripe with iodine macerated black cherries and blueberry with good definition. The palate is fresh on the entry with dense tannic entry very closed at the moment good depth but fine delineation on the finish. Masculine obdurate but it should blossom after bottling.
JJB 94
Cory Gowan - JJ Buckley, April 2011
50% cabernet sauvignon 50% merlot. It is aged for 16-18 months in new French oak. Located in Leognan on the slope of a gravelly hill between Haut-Bailly and Malartic Lagravière Chateau Branon is a tiny winery producing... 50% cabernet sauvignon 50% merlot. It is aged for 16-18 months in new French oak. Located in Leognan on the slope of a gravelly hill between Haut-Bailly and Malartic Lagravière Chateau Branon is a tiny winery producing only around 6000 bottles. With a very perfumed and balanced nose the intense red fruit and a hint of earth liven up the palate. It is concentrated pure and well structured.