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Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien
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Wine Description

(1986 Vintage) Supple yet full-bodied, a typically fine Saint Julien that needs 8-10 years to reveal its rich and fruity, elegant flavors of cassis, vanilla and ripe blackberries.

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    Deep ruby to garnet. Dark sweet aromatic black cherry with leather and toast and dried red fruit. Chewy, rich and dense but perhaps a little bit thin. A subtle and simple finish. Well balanced but didn't open up as well as hoped and possibly beginning to deteriorate.

    over 4 years
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    over 2 years
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  • Robert Parker
    (2007 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2007 Vintage) International Wine Cellar - Stephen Tanzer (2008) - 89-92
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2009
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2009