2015 Le Baron de Brane Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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DC 91 JS 91 JL 90 VN 90 WS 90
DC 91

Decanter, November 2017

2015 was an exceptional vintage in this part of the world, making many second wines a shrewd value purchase. Luckily this doesn't disappoint, although I cannot recommend highly enough that you go for the 2010 at this...
JS 91

jamessuckling.com, April 2016

(90-91 points) A tight and focused red with red currant and berry character. Medium to full body, soft tannins and a straightforward finish. Second wine of Brane.
JL 90

TheWineCellarInsider.com, October 2019

Much better in bottle than barrel. With time, the wine has filled out, softened and developed more of its refined, early-drinking, soft textured, floral charm. This is perfect for restaurants today. Read more...
VN 90

Vinous, July 2019

The 2015 Baron de Brane has one of the more flamboyant Margaux bouquets, boasting precocious red cherry, crushed strawberry and cedar aromas, all very cohesive and displaying good vigor. The fresh, tensile palate is...
WS 90

Wine Spectator, January 2018

A perfumy black tea note weaves around here, while the core of gently mulled cherry and red currant fruit unwinds slowly, letting additional alder and warm stone accents emerge. Shows a light iron echo on the finish. Best...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Margaux
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

Introducing the 2015 Le Baron de Brane, a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the prestigious region of Margaux in France. This red wine showcases the elegance and finesse for which Bordeaux wines are renowned. With a deep red color that exudes richness, this wine is a true delight for the senses.

On the nose, the 2015 Le Baron de Brane captivates with its flamboyant bouquet of red cherry, crushed strawberry, and cedar. The aromas are cohesive and vibrant, showcasing the wine's vigor and freshness. As you delve deeper, hints of cinnamon and a touch of fun add an intriguing layer of complexity.

Upon the first sip, the medium to full-bodied nature of this wine becomes apparent. Soft tannins caress the palate, enhancing the overall smoothness and approachability of the wine. The flavors of red currant and berry take center stage, creating a well-balanced and harmonious profile. This wine is a testament to the exceptional 2015 vintage, which elevated many second wines to new heights of quality and value.

Notable wine experts have praised the 2015 Le Baron de Brane. Decanter awarded it a score of 91 points, describing it as a shrewd value purchase. James Suckling also awarded it 91 points, highlighting its tight and focused character.

With a moderate alcohol content of 14.5%, this wine offers a touch of heat on the finish. However, this minor flaw is easily forgiven when considering the wine's overall finesse and charm. As it continues to age and evolve, it promises to reveal even more of its refined, floral charm.

The 2015 Le Baron de Brane is a wine that is perfect for restaurants today, according to Jeff Leve of TheWineCellarInsider.com. Its soft texture and early-drinking nature make it an ideal choice for those seeking a wine that can be enjoyed now.

With its impressive pedigree and the promise of further development, the 2015 Le Baron de Brane is a wine that should not be overlooked. Whether you choose to savor it now or cellar it for future enjoyment, this Bordeaux Blend is sure to impress even the most discerning wine connoisseur.