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35 Ratings
Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou La Croix de Beaucaillou Saint Julien

Wine Description

(1996 Vintage) The wine of Ducru-Beaucaillou is the essence of elegance, symmetry, balance, breed, class, and distinction. it is never one of the most robust, richest, or fruitiest wines of St.-Julien and by its nature is a stubbornly slow developer. Most of the finest vintages of Ducru-Beaucaillou usually take at least 10 years to reveal their stunning harmony of fruit and power. Ducru-Beaucaillou is a great wine for a number of reasons. The meticulous attention to detail, the brutal selection process - where...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/07