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Ducru-Beaucaillou 2eme Cru Classe, Saint-Julien Ducru-Beaucaillou 2eme Cru Classe, Saint-Julien Ducru-Beaucaillou 2eme Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

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Ducru-Beaucaillou experienced an uncharacteristically shaky period between 1986 and 1990. The winemaking did not suffer, but the inconsistency from bottle to bottle (too many wines exhibited a musty, wet cardboard-like aroma), is history. The construction of a new cellar and replacement of every barrel has guaranteed the conditions necessary to produce trouble free wines. Ducru is on a roll, with fine efforts over recent vintages, including an exceptional 1994, spectacular 1995, and what looks to be an equally profound, super-concentrated 1996. A top-notch effort in this vintage, Ducru-Beaucaillou s 1994 displays a dark purple color, a textbook, cassis, mineral, licorice, and floral-scented nose, medium body, outstanding extract and purity, moderate tannin, and a persuasively rich, sweet, spicy finish. Everything is well-integrated (including the tannin). This should prove to be a classic St.-Julien. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2022.

90pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (109), February 1997

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Ducru-Beaucaillou 2eme Cru Classe, Saint-Julien, 1994

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Item ID:

240526

Name:

Ducru-Beaucaillou 2eme Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

Producer:

Ducru-Beaucaillou

Quantity / Size:

1 bottles, 75cl each

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Bottle

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Duty Paid

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None

Wine Colour:

Red

Wine Type:

Still

Country / Region:

France, Bordeaux, Saint Julien

Classification:

2eme Cru Classe

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Into Neck (IN)

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