St Julien 4 Ième Grand Cru Classé

Reference: 38589
Year: 1974
Volume: 0.750l
Bottling: Mc
Level: Vts/Bn
Label: Vsbs/Sbs
Color: Red
Parker Rating: 82 Parker Points
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Parker Rating: 82 Parker Points, by on 01/1998

One of the very best St.-Juliens produced in this poor vintage, the 1974 Branaire is now fully mature, and quite good. A complex bouquet of spicy oak, flowers, and ripe black currant fruit has the depth of a much better vintage. Medium bodied, with good fruit, and just a trace of brown at the edge, this is a noteworthy success for the vintage. Drink up! Anticipated maturity: Now-may be in decline. Last tasted, 3/80.

(© Robert M. Parker, Jr., Robert Parker Wine Advocate)

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Robert Parker Rating - Parker Points


Robert M. Parker Jr. is a leading U.S. wine critic with an international influence. His wine ratings on a 100-point scale: Parker Points ©.

  • 96-100An extraordinary wine of profound and complex character displaying all the attributes expected of a classic wine of its variety. Wines of this caliber are worth a special effort to find, purchase, and consume
  • 90-95An outstanding wine of exceptional complexity and character. In short, these are terrific wines.
  • 80-89A barely above average to very good wine displaying various degrees of finesse and flavor as well as character with no noticeable flaws.
  • 70-79An average wine with little distinction except that it is a soundly made. In essence, a straightforward, innocuous wine.
  • 60-69A below average wine containing noticeable deficiencies, such as excessive acidity and/or tannin, an absence of flavor, or possibly dirty aromas or flavors.
  • 50-59A wine deemed to be unacceptable.

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  • OcOriginal Case
  • OwcOriginal Wooden Case

The number after Oc or OWC refers to the number of bottles.