Château Branaire Ducru
Surface : 59 hectares
Soils : deep quaternary gravels with clay in the subsoil
Grapes : 70% cabernet sauvignon, 22% merlot, 5% cabernet franc, 3% petit verdot
Age of the vines : 35 years
Density : 6700 and 10 000 vines per hectare
Vinifications : Stainless steel tanks with temperature control. Size of tanks adapted to size of
Tanks ﬁlling using gravity. First modern winery using gravity ﬂow system in 1991.
Fermentation temperature : 26-28 °C
Maceration length: 3 weeks, determined by tastings and adapted to each tank.
Ageing : 16 to 20 months on oak barrels with 60 to 65% of new oak
Production : 300 000 bottles per year
- Château Branaire Ducru Saint-Julien
- Duluc de Branaire Ducru Saint-Julien