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Château Branas Grand Poujeaux 2019

Château Branas Grand Poujeaux 2019
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The richness of a structured and powerful fine red wine from Moulis-en-Médoc

The estate
On the Grand Poujeaux plateau, Château Branas Grand Poujeaux is located between two great Médoc estates. This Moulis-en-Médoc property has been owned by Julien Onclin since 2002.

The vineyard
The 12-hectare Château Branas Grand Poujeaux vineyard is planted in Garonne gravel.

The vintage
Winter was colder than usual but from March onwards the region enjoyed plenty of sunshine. After a somewhat rainy April and a stormy May, the flowering in June was homogeneous. The hot and dry summer led to water stress, alleviated by precipitation in August, which allowed for homogeneous veraison. The month of September favoured the optimal ripeness of the fruit, producing a vintage full of charm and elegance.

The winemaking
Manual harvest from September 19 to October 8. Traditional vinification. Pour-overs, punch-downs, rack and return. Post-fermentation maceration.

The ageing
14 to 16 months. 60% new oak. 40% barrels of one previous wine.

The blend
Merlot (75%), cabernet sauvignon (23%), petit verdot (2%).

The tasting
Tasted en primeur, the Château Branas Grand Poujeaux 2019 is an aromatic wine, marked by notes of ripe fruit. On the palate, its supple structure is well constructed, offering an opulent, rich and powerful texture.

Parker : 89-91 / 100
BordeauxMoulis
Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot

Dessert wine
No

J. Suckling
93-94

Vinous - A. Galloni
87-89

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Moulis

Color
Red

Producer
Château Branas Grand Poujeaux

Classification
Cru bourgeois

Parker
89-91

Allergens
Contains sulphites

Is promo
No

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