Chat Ducru Beaucaillou
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Chat Ducru Beaucaillou

Wine Details

Vineyard

Varietal

Style

Red

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) "Floral notes intermixed with raspberries, black currants, minerals, and a hint of new oak emerge from the dense purple-colored 2000 Ducru-Beaucaillou. The wine is sweet, dense, and medium to full-bodied, with undeniable elegance and finesse as well as a finish that lasts for 45+ seconds. A wine of remarkable symmetry, balance, elegance, and minerality, it is the Lafite-Rothschild of St.-Julien,. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2030+."-Wine Advocate "Fantastic aromas of blackberries, wild berries and...

Vineyard

Varietal

Style

Red

Region

France

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    "A classy, complex bouquet of lead pencil, mineral, earth, cassis, and flowers jumps from the glass of this dark ruby/purple-colored 1997. Evolved and elegant, with noticeable tannin, it exhibits both breed and class as well as moderate weight, excellent depth, purity, and symmetry. Enjoy it now and over the next 10-12 years ... at the minimum."